Congo to deploy second Ebola vaccine

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September 21, 2019

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Congo to deploy second Ebola vaccine

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GOMA: Health authorities in Democratic Republic of Congo said on Saturday that they plan to introduce a second Ebola vaccine, manufactured by Johnson & Johnson, to counter the ongoing outbreak.

The team overseeing Congo’s Ebola response did not say in a statement when exactly the J&J vaccine would be introduced.

It will complement another vaccine manufactured by Merck, which has been administered to more than 225,000 people since August of last year.

(Agencies)

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