Preliminary results on the efficacy of rVSV-ZEBOV-GP Ebola vaccine using the ring vaccination strategy in the control of an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: an example of integration of research into epidemic response.

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Preliminary results on the efficacy of rVSV-ZEBOV-GP Ebola vaccine using the ring vaccination strategy in the control of an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: an example of integration of research into epidemic response.

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ABOUT THIS ANALYSIS: DRC’s national research institute, the Institut National pour la Recherche Biomedicale (INRB) and WHO have conducted a preliminary analysis of the data being collected from the ring vaccination protocol. The analysis summarized here includes data between May 1, 2018 and March 25, 2019.This preliminary analysis was completed with the aim to better understand whether or not the rVSV-ZEBOV-GP candidate vaccine is effective and is contributing to prevent cases when delivered using the ring vaccination strategy.A more detailed analysis is being prepared and will be available in a peer-reviewed journal.

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2019-04-12

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WHO. 2019. Preliminary results on the efficacy of rVSV-ZEBOV-GP Ebola vaccine using the ring vaccination strategy in the control of an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: an example of integration of research into epidemic response. https://www.who.int/csr/resources/publications/ebola/vaccines/en/

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