Progress of vaccine and drug development for Ebola preparedness

  title={Progress of vaccine and drug development for Ebola preparedness},
  author={Woo Young Choi and Kee-Jong Hong and Joo Eun Hong and Won-Ja Lee},
  booktitle={Clinical and experimental vaccine research},
Since the first case of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in Guinea was reported in March 2014 by World Health Organization (WHO), the outbreak has continued through the year and the total number of 19,065 patients was reported as the confirmed or suspected in the EVD-affected countries. Among the cases, 7,388 patients were reported death by 19 December. Currently, available therapeutics to treat the infected patients or vaccines to prevent people from infection is not developed yet while viral… CONTINUE READING