WHO Celebrates Approval of First General Public Use of Ebola Vaccine

Permission to use the vaccine was applied for in August last year.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The World Health Organization (WHO) is celebrating the recent approval by European drug regulators of the first vaccine against the Ebola virus.

It is "a victory for public health and a testament to the unprecedented cooperation between dozens of experts around the world," according to the United Nations agency.

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has released, for the first time, an Ebola vaccine tested in Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?