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  1. Ebola Vaccine Trials Hit Snag

    Preliminary human trials in Geneva have been suspended a week early after four of 59 volunteers complained of joint pain. Officials want to make sure the side effect is “benign and temporary,” so they’re canceling this trial and will resume testing the Ebola vaccine next month. The fight against the epidemic — which has killed more than 6,500 people during this outbreak — gained new urgency as health workers in Sierra Leone discovered scores of unreported victims in an area previously thought to be under control.

    The Guardian

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