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Study Shows Dose of Vaccine Protects Monkeys From Ebola

Last week, the Lancet medical journal published a study showing a vaccine distributed in Guinea was 100 percent effective in protecting against Ebola. But could the study be trusted? The gold standard for clinical studies includes a group that receives the treatment, a group that receives nothing but regular care, and a third group that receives a placebo. Given the ethical considerations, and the lives at risk, there was no control group, and no one received a placebo in the Guinea...

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