Thursday, August 07, 2003

Breakthrough in hunt for Ebola vaccine

The fast acting, single-shot vaccine was tested on monkeys and it seems to work. It will be ready for human testing by the end of next year.

The vaccine could also help save the great apes that are threatened by Ebola ... if you can catch them to administer the vaccine.

Here is a fact sheet on Ebola ... the symptoms and its origins.