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Trials led by the World Health Organisation (WHO) in New Guinea had an experimental vaccine given to people who had been in contact with patients who had recently contracted the virus. more

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Biopharma group teams up with US government department to study Ebola treatment more

A once abandoned drug could be used to fight Ebola, Zika and dengue viruses, according to scientists from Stanford University more

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A rapid test for Ebola has been developed by the BBI Group (BBI) in collaboration with the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) and licensed through technology transfer company Ploughshare Innovations. more

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ProBioGen, recently announced that the Jenner Institute, Oxford University, UK have proceeded into clinical trials with an investigational vaccine against Ebola virus disease. more

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Johnson & Johnson has accelerated its Phase 1, first-in-human clinical trial of a preventive Ebola vaccine, with Chief Scientific Officer Paul Stoffels stating "every day counts". more

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Team effort: Drug discovery partnership to produce an antibody-based medicine to fight Ebola infection more

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Dr. Stephen Shrewsbury, Chief Medical Officer at a leading biotech firm discusses the seven drugs with the best chances of success against Ebola. more

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The vaccine regimen, which was discovered in a collaborative research program with the National Institutes of Health (NIH), combines a Janssen preventative vaccine with a vaccine from Bavarian Nordic, a biotechnology company based in Denmark. more

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The Ebola crisis in West Africa has turned the spotlight back on pharma research organisations, who are responding in different ways. One firm says it is bringing a new approach to the table: computer algorithms. more

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