WHO unveils plan to fight Ebola

Scientists fast-track human testing of experimental vaccine

Posted: August 29, 2014 at 2:59 a.m.

Bruce Aylward, WHO Assistant Director-General, speaks to the media during a press conference about the WHO briefing on the Ebola roadmap. It outlines all actions that need to be taken by affected countries and partners to bring an end to the largest and most complex recorded Ebola outbreak in history, at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, Thursday, August 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Keystone/Martial Trezzini)

GENEVA -- The World Health Organization on Thursday unveiled a new road map for containing the Ebola outbreak in West Africa as U.S. scientists said they are fast-tracking efforts to find a vaccine or treatment.

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