An experimental vaccine for Ebola, which has the first positive results of pre-clinical tests, told RIA Novosti Minister of Health Veronika Skvortsova.
According to WHO, to date, has registered 2615 cases of Ebola, including 1427 have been fatal. The four countries in West Africa, where the previously identified foci, was added on the eve of the Democratic Republic of Congo, where the group was registered hearth disease, including 13 cases have been fatal.
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"Guinea has returned the advance party - members of the Institute of Ivanovo Health Ministry and a member of one of the center of Rospotrebnadzor. We know the pathogen and its characteristics, currently we have an experimental vaccine that has passed pre-clinical trials with good results, "- said Skvortsov.
The minister clarified that currently conducted further tests to develop a vaccine, and expressed the hope that they will be successful.
State Organization "Institute of Virology. DI Ivanovo "Russian Ministry of Health is one of the most famous in the world of scientific research institutions in the field of ecology, epidemiology and molecular biology of human and animal viruses.