A doctor holding a vial of an experimental vaccine against Ebola in Oxford, England.
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Ebola vaccine on track for January target

The last volunteer in the Oxford Ebola vaccine trial will be vaccinated on Tuesday. The first was vaccinated in September in a trial that is being fast-tracked because of the urgency of the crisis in West Africa.

Professor Adrian Hill, who is overseeing the trial, told Today presenter Sarah Montague that the vaccine was "well tolerated".

While the first volunteer, Ruth Atkins, said she had been "very well" since the inoculation apart from a head cold.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4's Today programme on Monday 17 November.

  • 17 Nov 2014
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