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The first large-scale trials of an Ebola experimental vaccine begin in Liberia

The first large-scale trials of an Ebola experimental vaccine begin in Liberia

The first large-scale trials of an experimental vaccine against Ebola are due to begin in Liberia.The potentially preventative medicine was taken under strict security to a secret location in the West African country.Scientists aim to immunise 30,000 volunteers, including front-line health workers.More than 8,500 people have died in the Ebola outbreak, the vast majority in […]

Gambia’s President Yahya Jammeh reshuffles cabinet after soldier coup attemp

Gambia’s President Yahya Jammeh reshuffles cabinet after soldier coup attemp

Gambia’s President Yahya Jammeh has replaced justice minister Basiru Mahoney in the second cabinet reshuffle since soldiers attempted to seize power in the tiny West African state late last month while Jammeh was out of the country.State television gave no reason in its announcement late on Thursday for the removal of Mahoney and his replacement […]

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