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The Gavi coalition boosts the global stockpile of Ebola vaccines

Posted On: 5 Dec 2019   |   Posted By: STAT

The global emergency stockpile of Ebola vaccines will grow to 500,000 doses following a decision Thursday by the board of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance. Previously the target for the stockpile had been 300,000 doses.
The Gavi board also agreed to support a program of targeted preventive vaccination of key front-line health workers in Ebola at-risk countries, though details of how many and how soon remain to be worked out.

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