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A vaccine against Ebola showed 100% efficiency

Photo: AP a Vaccine against Ebola showed 100% efficiency

Vaccine rVSV-ZEBOV got almost six thousand of the inhabitants of Guinea and none of them contracted the virus.

An experimental vaccine against Ebola being tested in African Guinea, showed almost 100% efficiency. This was reported by the world health organization (who), citing the final findings of a study published in the Lancet.

New vaccine rVSV-ZEBOV got almost six thousand of the inhabitants of Guinea and none of them was infected with a dangerous virus. At the same time comparable to the number of the group observed that have not been vaccinated, revealed 23 cases of the disease.

The vaccine is rVSV-ZEBOV, was developed by health Canada, and then license its production and testing was handed over to the international research pharmaceutical company Merck & Co.

Earlier it was reported that Ebola is no longer a threat to humanity: the risk of international spread of fever is low .

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