Ebola: New Vaccine Trial Begins

Scientists at Oxford University have begun immunising healthy volunteers with a new Ebola vaccine. In September last year, a separate trial of another Ebola vaccine got underway in the city. This latest trial involves 72 volunteers aged 18-50. Initial tests in monkeys showed the vaccine, developed by Ja
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Two Americans Charged In Foiled Gambia Coup

Two men have been charged in the US with attempting to overthrow The Gambia’s President Yahya Jammeh, the justice department has said. The defendants, who are of Gambian origin, are accused of conspiring against a friendly nation and conspiring to posses firearms. Gambian authorities said they had thwar
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Pope Francis Names 20 New Cardinals

Pope Francis has named 20 new Cardinals, including churchmen from Tonga, Ethiopia and Myanmar. Fifteen of the new appointees are under 80, making them eligible to enter a conclave to elect the Pope’s successor. Pope Francis said the appointment of Cardinals from 14 countries from every continent of the
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