Cure for deadly Ebola virus comes closer to reality

Last Updated: Sunday, August 10, 2014 - 15:13

Johannesburg: World Health Organisation (WHO) has revealed that the trials of preventative vaccine for the Ebola virus may commence in September, 2014 and might be available by 2015.

Jean-Marie Okwo Bele, the WHO's head of vaccines and immunization said that they were targeting September for the start of clinical trials, first in the United States and certainly in African countries, given that that was where they had the cases, News24 reported.

Bele asserted that they could already have results by the end of the year if they will start the trials from next month.

CurrentlY, there was no available cure or vaccine for Ebola, a virus that caused severe fever and unstoppable bleeding.

ANI

First Published: Sunday, August 10, 2014 - 15:13

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