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Russian vaccine against Ebola passes systematic tests — deputy PM

SOCHI, September 19. /ITAR-TASS/. A Russian vaccine against Ebola is passing systematic tests, Deputy Prime Minister Olga Golodets told reporters on the sidelines of the Sochi International Investment Forum on Friday.

“Russian doctors are working successfully in the area of Ebola outbreak (West Africa). Positive steps were made to develop a vaccine. Now it is passing systematic tests,” the deputy prime minister said.

No Ebola cases were reported in Russia, she said. “There are no threats for Russians. We have several barriers of protection,” Golodets pledged.