European drug regulators approve world's first Ebola vaccine after its 'success' in Congo

The so-called Merck vaccine was approved his afternoon and is likely to get a full marketing licence from the European Commission within a few weeks.
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U.S. drugmaker Merck&Co Inc on Monday received approval from the European Commission to market ( its Ebola vaccine, less than a month after a European medicines panel backed the first-ever vaccine against the deadly virus.
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The vaccine provided protection from Ebola virus, Sudan virus, Marburg virus and Lassa virus.
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Data from multiple preclinical, Phase 1, 2 and 3 studies support applications, which have been granted Accelerated Assessment by European Medicines Agency
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Johnson&Johnson said on Thursday it had filed for an approval from European regulators for its two-dose experimental vaccine to protect against Ebola, less than a month after the agency recommended approval of Merck&Co Inc's vaccine.
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Condition:   Ebola Virus Disease Intervention:   Biological: Ad26.ZEBOV, MVA-BN-Filo vaccine Sponsors:   London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine;   Epicentre;   Ministère de la Santé de la RDC;   Médecins Sans Frontières, France;   Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations;   Janssen Vaccines & Prevention B.V.;   Public Health England Not yet recruiting
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The government of the DRC supports use of Janssen ’s vaccine regimen as part of expanded public health response to country’s Ebola outbreak – the second-worst on record
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EMA's human medicines committee (CHMP) has recommended granting a conditional marketing authorisation in the European Union for Ervebo (rVSVΔG-ZEBOV-GP), the first vaccine for active immunisation of individuals aged 18 years and older at risk of infection with the Ebola virus.
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This article highlights the epidemiology, clinical features, diagnosis, management, and prevention of EVD. The emerging diagnostic technologies, rapid viral characterization, geospatial mapping of EVD transmission, and new treatments and vaccines are discussed.
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Darwyn Kobasa Ebola virus (EBOV) is a zoonotic pathogen that poses a significant threat to public health, causing sporadic yet devastating outbreaks that have the potential to spread worldwide, as demonstrated during the 2013–2016 West African outbreak. Mouse models of infection are important tools for the development of therapeutics and vaccines. Exposure of immunocompetent mice to clinical isolates of EBOV is nonlethal; consequently, EBOV requires prior adaptation in mice to cause lethal disease. Until now, the only immunocompetent EBOV mouse model was based on the Mayinga variant, which was isolated in 1...
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