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Nose Spray Ebola Vaccine Protects Monkeys

Posted on Dec 4, 2014 in Chronic Disease, Medical Rewind, Vaccines

A needle-free Ebola vaccine protects monkeys 100 percent of the time from the virus, even a year after they’ve been vaccinated, researchers reported Monday. The vaccine uses a common cold virus genetically engineered to carry a tiny piece of Ebola DNA. Sprayed up the nose, it saved all nine monkeys tested for infection. But now the research is dead in the water without funding, Maria Croyle of the University of Texas at Austin’s College of Pharmacy said. “Now we are at the crossroads, trying to figure out where to get the funding and resources to continue,” Croyle told NBC News. It’s only a...

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