Final trials show Ebola vaccine offers 100 percent protection

A new Ebola vaccine is safe to use and highly effective against the deadly virus, scientists say, following successful trials in Guinea and Sierra Leone. The scientists' study, published in the Lancet, notes that zero cases of Ebola were reported in Guinean subjects vaccinated with rVSV-ZEBOV immediately after contact with another Ebola patient, suggesting a 100 percent success rate against the disease.

The vaccine was hurried into development after last year's outbreak of the disease in...

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