WHO approves Ervebo, the world's first Ebola vaccine

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The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday approved a historic vaccine to combat Ebola virus.

The drug called, Ervebo and manufactured by MERCK pharmaceuticals had until now been used in the Democratic Republic of Congo, DRC, as an experimental vaccine to the latest outbreak in the country's east.

The global health outfit said there is sufficient evidence that shows that the vaccine is effective. Ervebo effectively becomes the world's first ever drug aimed at prevention of Ebola.

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Democratic Republic of Congo
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congo, drc, ebola, ervebo, world health organization, who, vaccine