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How Ebola advances represent 'resounding scientific success'

Clip: 01/16/2020 | 8m 12s | Video has closed captioning.

Recently, the FDA formally approved the first vaccine to prevent the Ebola virus. The advance comes at a crucial time, as Democratic Republic of Congo is suffering an outbreak that has lasted over a year and a half and sickened more than 3,000. But the death toll would be much higher without the unprecedented rate of medical progress in treatment. Special correspondent Monica Villamizar reports.

Aired: 01/16/20

Rating: NR

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