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In a first, WHO prequalifies Merck’s Ebola vaccine

November 12, 2019
One day after winning conditional approval in Europe, Merck’s Ebola vaccine received prequalification status from WHO, giving it the…
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European Union conditionally approves Merck’s Ebola vaccine, Ervebo

November 11, 2019
The European Commission granted conditional approval for Ervebo, Merck’s investigational Ebola virus vaccine, which has been used widely and…
In the Journals

Ebola, Marburg viruses circulate among bats in India

October 31, 2019
Bats and bat hunters in northeast India carry reactive antibodies to Ebola and Marburg viruses, indicating that the filoviruses circulate among local…
Feature

‘Not over the finish line’: Ebola vaccine development remains important

October 28, 2019
The next generation of Ebola vaccines may be able to address deficiencies seen in the first generation, researchers said, highlighting the importance…

WHO: Ebola outbreak still a global public health emergency

October 18, 2019
An emergency committee convened by WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, PhD, MSc, met for a fifth time to review the ongoing Ebola…
Perspective

DRC to introduce second vaccine in Ebola outbreak

September 23, 2019
WHO confirmed that a second investigational Ebola vaccine will be introduced in the ongoing outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, or DRC…
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Merck’s Ebola vaccine, used widely in DRC outbreak, up for FDA approval

September 17, 2019
Today, Merck announced that the FDA has accepted a biologics license application and granted priority review for the company’s investigational…

Q&A: The state of Ebola preparation in developed countries

August 20, 2019
The ongoing Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo was recently declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern, or…

Two of four Ebola treatments prove effective in DRC trial

August 12, 2019
Preliminary findings from an ongoing randomized controlled trial of four investigational Ebola virus treatments being conducted amid the outbreak in…

WHO declares Ebola outbreak in DRC a global public health emergency

July 17, 2019
An emergency committee convened by WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, PhD, MSc, met for the fourth time today to review the ongoing…