As Ebola threatens mega-cities, vaccine stockpile needs grow

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Doubts are growing about whether the world’s emergency stockpile of 300,000  Ebola  vaccine doses is enough to control future epidemics as the deadly disease moves out of rural forest areas and into urban mega-cities.

Outbreak response experts at the World Health Organisation (WHO) and at the vaccines alliance GAVI are already talking to the leading  Ebola vaccine manufacturer, Merck, to reassess just how much larger global stocks need to be.

“We’re actively engaged with the World Health Organisation and with groups like GAVI, the U.S....


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As Ebola threatens mega-cities, vaccine stockpile needs grow


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