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American who contracted Ebola arrives at NIH

This illustration depicts the Ebola virus and proteins on its surface that may provide targets for new drugs that could help treat or prevent Ebola infections. (Photo courtesy of the Johns Hopkins Institute for Computational Medicine)

BETHESDA — An American healthcare worker who contracted Ebola while volunteering in a Sierra Leone treatment unit arrived safely at the National Institutes of Health’s hospital in Maryland, officials announced early Friday. The patient’s condition was still being evaluated after ...

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Glaxo’s Ebola vaccine performs well in study

GlaxoSmithKline Plc’s Ebola vaccine produced responses from the immune system and didn’t raise safety concerns in a study with 20 healthy adults, completing an initial step toward making it widely available.

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