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Wed Oct 15, 2014, 05:53 AM

Made-in-Canada Ebola Vaccine Tested on Healthy Humans in America





*Note: the dual translation may be a bit frustrating to listen to, but overlaps are brief


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Early clinical trials of a Canadian Ebola vaccine are being launched at an American research institute, research that Health Minister Rona Ambrose hopes could one day stop the spread of the virus.

The phase one clinical trials announced Monday are being conducted at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research in Maryland. During the trials, healthy patients will be given a dose of Canada’s VSV-EBOV vaccine to assess its safety, figure out the appropriate dosage and test for side effects. The vaccine – designed for use by a person before he or she is exposed to the virus – was developed by the Public Health Agency of Canada, which licensed the rights to a company, NewLink Genetics, and its subsidiary. That company is now working with the American Defense Threat Reduction Agency to develop the vaccine for use.

A second potential vaccine developed by the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and GlaxoSmithKline is also currently undergoing phase one trials in the United Kingdom and the West African countries of Mali and Gambia.

Early testing of the Canadian vaccine in primates has been 100 per cent effective in stopping the spread of the virus, Ms. Ambrose said, calling the beginning of trials a “very positive and hopeful” development. “If the Canadian vaccine is proven to be safe and deemed effective, it will stop this devastating outbreak,” the minister said.

Canada has pledged 800 to 1,000 doses of the vaccine to the World Health Organization, though they haven’t yet been shipped. Ms. Ambrose said the Canadian government hopes a shipment will take place in “the very near future.”


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tomm2thumbs Oct 2014 OP
Mister Nightowl Oct 2014 #1
AllyCat Oct 2014 #2
SkyDaddy7 Oct 2014 #6
vi5 Oct 2014 #3
tomm2thumbs Oct 2014 #4
LovingA2andMI Oct 2014 #5
peace13 Oct 2014 #7
MsLeopard Oct 2014 #8

Response to tomm2thumbs (Original post)

Wed Oct 15, 2014, 06:10 AM

1. It's a trick!

 

You know what'll happen if you take the vaccine? You'll turn into an overly-polite milksop who apologizes for everything!

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Response to tomm2thumbs (Original post)

Wed Oct 15, 2014, 06:43 AM

2. This is encouraging. Too bad we couldn't make it here

With American ingenuity, but glad a country not decimated by the corporate-driven financial collapse of the globe decided to do this for all humankind.

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Response to tomm2thumbs (Original post)

Wed Oct 15, 2014, 06:55 AM

3. Canada has drug companies?

 

How could they do this without all that awesome freedom and entrepeneurship we have down here?

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Response to vi5 (Reply #3)

Wed Oct 15, 2014, 06:56 AM

4. I know, right?


we're too busy trying to prevent the importing of drugs from Canada for maximum profiteering

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Response to tomm2thumbs (Original post)

Wed Oct 15, 2014, 07:55 AM

5. Coming from Canada.....Not Surprised in the Least...

Considering the PROFIT motive is secondary in Canada and maintaining Health People is a first motive plus true goal of the Canadian Health Care System. Nationalized Health Care is Amazing and America's sick version of Privatized Health Care results in outbreaks of Ebola at a hospital in Dallas where the cuts in proven infectious disease protocols took place.

We should all be proud of our Healthcare System in the USA.....

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Response to LovingA2andMI (Reply #5)

Wed Oct 15, 2014, 08:30 AM

7. In Canada the sick people cost the government money ..

 

they have every reason to keep people as healthy as possible.

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Response to tomm2thumbs (Original post)

Wed Oct 15, 2014, 09:01 AM

8. Back in the day

before or just a few years after 1981 (Reagan), didn't American drug companies go to third world countries to test their drugs? Another sign of our rapid decline brought to you by American and global oligarchs.

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