BETHESDA, Md. (WJZ) — A big breakthrough in the fight against Ebola right here in Maryland. A possible vaccine gets “promising results” in a clinical trial at NIH. The president cheered the progress but says this fight is far from over.
Christie Ileto has more on the push to keep this an urgent priority.
The clinical trials are gaining ground but this leap in science is just a small step in the fight against Ebola.
“This is important progress,” said President Barack Obama.
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