The Ebola Vaccine Preparedness Initiative offers a training programme to address the different steps from decision-making to administration of the Ebola vaccine with the overall goal of supporting countries for successful introduction of the Ebola vaccine. The initiative is implemented in collaboration with the University of Nairobi, Kenya Paediatric Association (KPA), Kenya Paediatric Research Consortium (Keprecon) and the Ministry of Health in Kenya.

Below you will find a weekly selection of news and updates related to Ebola virus disease and Ebola vaccines and other relevant papers or videos.  

Weekly updates

Week of 01/03/2021

Guinea started Ebola vaccination on 23 February 2021 to control the new outbreak. More information on:

Learn more on Ebola Virus Disease:  Jacob ST et al. Ebola virus disease. Nature Reviews Disease Primers 2020; 6: 13.pdf


Week of 22/02/2021

On 14 February 2021, the Ministry of Health of Guinea informed WHO of a cluster of Ebola Virus Disease.
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What is Ebola Virus Disease:

Last updated: Mar 1, 2021

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