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  • World on the verge of an effective Ebola vaccine
    31 July 2015 -- Results from an interim analysis of the Guinea Phase III efficacy vaccine trial show that VSV-EBOV is highly effective against Ebola. The independent body of international experts that conducted the review, advised that the trial should continue.
  • Africa risks large meningitis outbreak
    28 July 2015 -- International partners call for immediate increase in vaccine production to ward off danger

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Dr Oleg Chestnov, WHO Assistant Director-General, Noncommunicable Diseases and Mental Health, and Dr Tim Evans, Senior Director, Health, Nutrition and Population Global Practice, The World Bank Group.
  • We can beat the tobacco epidemic
    Dr Oleg Chestnov, WHO Assistant Director-General, Noncommunicable Diseases and Mental Health, and Dr Tim Evans, Senior Director, Health, Nutrition and Population Global Practice, The World Bank Group
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