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Powerful New Ebola Vaccine Heads To Congo To Help Stop Outbreak

The Democratic Republic of Congo has been fighting a small Ebola outbreak since April. Now its government has given the green light to use a new Ebola vaccine.
A woman is vaccinated at a health center in Conakry, Guinea, during the clinical trials of a vaccine against the Ebola virus. Source: Cellou Binani

When Ebola erupted in West Africa a few years ago, it was catastrophic.

But one good thing emerged from the outbreak: The development of an Ebola vaccine — a powerful vaccine.

As we reported back in December, the vaccine provided 100 percent protection against Ebola when

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