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1 Aug 2015 02:00 AM EST

According to interim results from a study published Friday, an experimental vaccine tested on thousands of people in Guinea exposed to Ebola seems to work and might help shut down the ongoing epidemic in West Africa. There is currently no licensed treatment or vaccine for Ebola, which has so far killed more than 11,000 people in West Africa since the world’s biggest outbreak began in the forest region of Guinea last year. Dr. Margaret Chan, Director-General of the World Health Organization, which sponsored the study, said, “If proven effective, this is going to be a game-changer."

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1 August, 2015
Game-Changing Ebola Vaccine Could Stop Deadly Virus

According to interim results from a study published Friday, an experimental vaccine tested on thousands of people in Guinea exposed to Ebola seems to work and might help shut down the ongoing epidemic in West Africa.There is currently no licensed treatment or vaccine for Ebola. The disease... Read more

1 August, 2015
Relatives Of Osama Bin Laden Killed In Plane Crash

Three members of the family of Osama bin Laden were reportedly killed in a plane crash in England Friday.the airport said in a statement the Phenom 300 jet crashed at Blackbushe Airport in Hampshire, about 40 miles southwest of London while attempting to land,. a Hampshire police spokesman... Read more

1 August, 2015
Exclusive: Walkout at Taliban Leadership Meeting Raises Specter of Split

At the Taliban meeting this week where Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansour was named as the Islamist militant group's new head, several senior figures in the movement, including the son and brother of late leader Mullah Omar, walked out in protest.The display of dissent within the group's secretive... Read more

31 July, 2015
Syria Air Strikes Hit Nusra After Attack on Rebels

Warplanes believed to be part of a U.S.-led alliance struck Nusra Front positions in northern Syria on Friday following an attack by the al Qaeda-linked group on Western-backed rebels in the area. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a UK-based group that reports on the war, said the air strikes... Read more

31 July, 2015
Greek PM Defends 'emergency' Plan for Potential Euro Zone Exit

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Friday acknowledged his government had made covert contingency plans in case Greece was forced out of the euro, but rejected accusations he had plotted to take the country back to the drachma.Tsipras was forced to respond to the issue in parliament after former... Read more

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