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NIH Potential Ebola Vaccine Gets ‘Promising Results’

This undated photo made available by the Antwerp Institute of Tropical Medicine in Antwerp, Belgium, shows the Ebola virus viewed through an electron microscope. The World Health Organization on Friday, Aug. 8, 2014 declared the Ebola outbreak in West Africa to be an international public health emergency that requires an extraordinary response to stop its spread. (AP Photo/Antwerp Institute of Tropical Medicine)
This undated photo made available by the Antwerp Institute of Tropical Medicine in Antwerp, Belgium, shows the Ebola virus viewed through an electron microscope. (AP Photo/Antwerp Institute of Tropical Medicine)

 

BETHESDA, Md. (WJZ) — A big breakthrough in the fight against Ebola right here in Maryland. A possible vaccine gets “promising results” in a clinical trial at NIH. The president cheered the progress but says this fight is far from over.

Christie Ileto has more on the push to keep this an urgent priority.

The clinical trials are gaining ground but this leap in science is just a small step in the fight against Ebola.

“This is important progress,” said President Barack Obama.

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