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Sr writer, infectious diseases @statnews. Conspiracy theory free zone; I block rude, racism. Please consider Googling first. #coronavirus #Covid19 #Ebola🇨🇦
May 8, 2018 5 tweets 3 min read
1. #Ebola: Big thing to watch in the DRC outbreak is whether #Merck's experimental vaccine gets used. It's the one that was shown effective in a ring trial in West Africa. (And yes, made at Canada's national lab. 🇨🇦) 2. #Ebola: @WHO contact tells me discussions have already begun with DRC about laying the groundwork to use the #Merck vaccine, if it's needed/wanted.