In a recent updated report, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Global Disease Detection Operations Center identifies the most recent public health threats, including those that could lead to a pandemic.
The World Bank recently announced plans to issue “pandemic bonds and derivatives” to help fund its Pandemic Emergency Finance Facility, which will “channel surge funding” to at-risk countries in the developing world.
The results of a recent Phase IB study show that the novel Ebola vaccine, V920, was well-tolerated and “stimulated a rapid onset of binding and neutralizing antibodies,” which persisted for up to 1 year.
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