experimental Ebola vaccine

DAVOS, Switzerland | The Latest: Huawei exec on spying accusations: ‘Prove it.’

DAVOS, Switzerland— Jan 22, 2019—The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Drugmaker Merck says it will ship another approximately 120,000 doses of an experimental Ebola vaccine to Congo by the end of next month amid the second deadliest outbreak in history. Associate Vice President Lydia Ogden told … Continue reading DAVOS, Switzerland | The Latest: Huawei exec on spying accusations: ‘Prove it.’

DAKAR, Senegal | Ebola spreads to major Congo city as vaccines a concern

DAKAR, Senegal — The second-largest Ebola outbreak in history has spread to a major city in eastern Congo, as health experts worry whether the stock of an experimental vaccine will stand up to the demands of an epidemic with no end in sight. Butembo, with more than 1 million residents, is now reporting cases of … Continue reading DAKAR, Senegal | Ebola spreads to major Congo city as vaccines a concern

KINSHASA, Congo | Congo to begin vaccinating against Ebola on Monday

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo will begin administering an experimental Ebola vaccine Monday in Mbandaka, the northwestern city of 1.2 million where the deadly disease has infected some residents, Congo’s health minister announced. “The vaccination campaign begins tomorrow, Monday, in Mbandaka, capital of the province. It will target, first, the health staff, the contacts of … Continue reading KINSHASA, Congo | Congo to begin vaccinating against Ebola on Monday