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at 12:34 on July 31, 2015, EDT.

A made-in-Canada Ebola vaccine has been shown to work; What's next?

TORONTO - A team of international researchers has reported an Ebola vaccine developed at Canada's National Microbiology Laboratory in Winnipeg works.


at 12:13 on July 31, 2015, EDT.

UN Ebola mission winds down, World Health Organization takes reins while promising reform

LONDON - The United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response is officially winding down Friday, handing its leadership role and senior staff to the Geneva-based World Health Organization as efforts to contain the deadly virus continue.


at 11:31 on July 31, 2015, EDT.

WHO-led study shows Canadian-made Ebola vaccine protects against dreaded disease

TORONTO - It appears the world finally has an effective Ebola vaccine.


at 11:00 on July 31, 2015, EDT.

Ebola vaccine seems effective, could stop current outbreak and prevent future disasters

LONDON - An experimental vaccine tested on thousands of people in Guinea exposed to Ebola seems to work and might help shut down the ongoing epidemic in West Africa, according to interim results from a study published Friday.


at 08:00 on July 31, 2015, EDT.

'Health is more than body size'; Don't use scale to measure health, experts say

TORONTO - Erica Schenk has been a runner for 10 years, but a single snapshot of the curvy athlete may represent her most significant strides yet.


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