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Study: Ebola Vaccine Fully Successful in Monkey Tests

Sept. 7 (Bloomberg) -- Findings, reported today in Nature Medicine, follows by two days a World Health Organization statement that preventative treatments may be available as early as next month for health workers in West Africa.

* Monkeys infected with Ebola 5 wks after given experimental

Glaxo vaccine survived w/o developing symptoms * All animals injected w/vaccine survived Ebola while those

unprotected died w/in 6 days * NOTE: Sept. 5, WHO says Ebola survivors’ blood should be

made priority therapy

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