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Newly discovered Ebola-fighting antibodies could aid vaccine research

Newly discovered Ebola-fighting antibodies could aid vaccine research

In the blood of a survivor of the recent Ebola outbreak, a team of researchers has discovered a number of antibodies that seem to successfully combat the deadly virus in mice.

The findings, published in the journal Science, may help point scientists in the right direction for developing a vaccine that could protect against the disease.

“The results provide a framework for the design of new EBOV vaccine candidates and immunotherapies,” the study authors wrote.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the 2014 Ebola outbreak in West Africa spread to more than 28,600 people and resulted in...

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