Russia President, Vladimir Putin Claims Russia Has Developed Ebola Vaccine

Published On: January 13, 2016, 10:20 pm (4 years ago)
Author: Mister Jay Wonder
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Russian President Vladimir Putin claimed Wednesday his country had developed a vaccine for the Ebola virus which has killed thousands of people in west Africa.

But Putin, who is famed for his talent for headline-grabbing announcements, did not give any name for the vaccine, nor did he say how it worked, who was developing it or give details of any trials.

“We have good news,” Putin was quoted as saying by RIA Novosti news agency.

“We have registered a drug against Ebola, which after the corresponding tests has been shown to be highly effective, more effective than the drugs used worldwide up to now.”

To date no approved vaccine or treatment for Ebola exists and the UN’s World Health Organization has authorised the fast-track development of drugs.

The pharmaceutical scramble sparked by the two-year Ebola crisis  — which killed more than 11,000 people in west Africa — has yielded several promising vaccine candidates but none has yet been tested in general, non-infected populations — the gold standard for proving efficacy.

Similarly, none of the many potential treatments under investigation has been shown to work.

Health Minister Veronika Skvortsova said at a government meeting with Putin that Russia has developed a vaccine that was “unique and has no equivalents in the world”.

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Posted: (4 years ago) on 13-01-2016 10:20 PM | Addicted Hero
very good putin!!!
Posted: (4 years ago) on 13-01-2016 10:36 PM | Addicted Hero
OK o we hear. So all road lead to Russia be dat na.
Posted: (4 years ago) on 14-01-2016 12:35 AM | Addicted Hero
kp45 kp45 (m)
Ok nice
Posted: (4 years ago) on 14-01-2016 06:15 AM | Hero
Nice one PUTIN... Conspiracy theorists said EBOLA was created by AMERICANS in a research lab in Africa...
Posted: (4 years ago) on 14-01-2016 09:00 AM | Gistmaniac
When it no longer exist. You should have discovered that when it was very critical
Posted: (4 years ago) on 14-01-2016 09:15 AM | Gistmaniac
How sure is this vaccine,pray its true sha,so that people will stop dying.
Posted: (4 years ago) on 14-01-2016 09:17 AM | Hero
Quote from: DRE on 14-01-2016 09:15 AM
When it no longer exist. You should have discovered that when it was very critical

EBOLA still very much exists, new cases of EBOLA sprung up in one of the African countries that had been declared Ebola free..
Posted: (4 years ago) on 14-01-2016 09:55 AM | Gistmaniac
Good news coming from Russia

Posted: (4 years ago) on 14-01-2016 11:46 AM | Hero
Posted: (4 years ago) on 14-01-2016 11:58 AM | Hero
Good! Good,russia una be second god to africans now,at least for this new vaccine,no more ebola death.
Posted: (4 years ago) on 14-01-2016 11:59 AM | Hero
Not by speeches is the world to believe that,but by the effective  use of the drug.So,send it out for consumption two justify what you are claining
Posted: (4 years ago) on 14-01-2016 01:35 PM | Upcoming
If truly that this people have what it takes to score them then let them come out with it before this ebola finish some people
Posted: (4 years ago) on 14-01-2016 03:03 PM | Hero


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