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‘Safe’ virus discovered for vaccine production

By Ben Hargreaves

Researchers have discovered a virus that is unable to replicate in humans and is ‘tolerant to genetic manipulation’ that could be used to protect humans from dangerous infectious diseases.

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Gavi sets aside $178m to stockpile Ebola vaccines

By Ben Hargreaves

Gavi establishes an Ebola vaccine program for the next five years, with a stockpile of vaccines created to be made available to low- and middle-income countries free of charge.

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