Speed Science The Global Hunt for an Ebola Vaccine

Medical researchers are frantically testing new drugs and vaccines in the hope of slowing down the Ebola epidemic. Thus far, results have been promising. It may only be a matter of weeks before the first patients in West Africa can be treated.
The search is on for an Ebola vaccine, with labs around the world participating. This image is from a lab in Winnepeg, Canada.

The search is on for an Ebola vaccine, with labs around the world participating. This image is from a lab in Winnepeg, Canada.

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Translated from the German by Claudia McQuillan