Ebola Vaccine Efficacy Trial Launched

March 12, 2015

In a news release earlier this week, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that an Ebola vaccine efficacy trial began this week in Guinea. The trial was launched through the joint efforts of the WHO, Médicins Sans Frontiéres (MSF), Epicentre, the Guinea Ministry of Health, and IANPHI member the Norwegian Institute of Public Health.

The vaccine being tested was developed by the Public Health Agency of Canada.

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Ebola vaccine efficacy trial ready to launch in Guinea

photo courtesy of CDC/PHIL