Almost a decade ago, scientists from Canada and the U.S. reported that they had created a vaccine that was 100% effective in protecting monkeys against the Ebola virus. The researchers said tests in people might start within two years, and a product could potentially be ready for licensing by 2010 or 2011. It never happened.
Ebola vaccine, ready for tests, sat on the shelf
Send us a letter
Have an opinion about this story? Click here to submit a Letter to the Editor, and we may publish it in print.