Scientists warn against complacency on Ebola vaccines

(By Afp)

A team of leading international scientists on Tuesday called for new Ebola vaccines to be made available in months rather than years and warned against complacency after a reduction in infection rates.

"Despite falling infection rates in west Africa, the risk that the current Ebola outbreak may not be brought completely under control remains," said Jeremy Farrar, director of the Wellcome Trust, Britain's biggest medical charity.

"The accelerated development of candidate vaccines… is essential," said Farrar, who co-chairs a group of 26 international experts on vaccine development. READ MORE OF THIS STORY


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