Ebola outbreak 2018: we finally have a vaccine to test in the field  

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Having the vaccine “doesn’t mean we don’t need to do all those other measures that are standard to an Ebola response,” said WHO spokesperson Tarik Jasarevic. “Having treatment centers, active case finding, contact tracing, having safe and dignified burials, having lab capacity.” So the vaccine is an exciting new technology — a potentially lifesaving one — but its success will hinge on decades-old public health strategies.

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