Uganda Starts Largest Ebola Vaccine Trial for Caregivers

The vaccine will be administered to up to 800 health professionals and frontline workers such as cleaners, ambulance personnel and mortuary and burial teams to prevent the spread of Ebola which has claimed over 1,800 lives in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo.

A father holds his 5-year-old daughter as she gets the Ebola trial vaccine in Kasese district Uganda, June 16, 2019.

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