Geneva, Switzerland | AFP | jeudi 23/10/2014 - 09:40 GMT
par Marie-Noëlle BLESSIG à Genève et Brigitte DUSSEAU à New York
Des vaccins contre la fièvre Ebola seront testés, si possible en décembre, dans les trois principaux pays d'Afrique de l'Ouest touchés par l'épidémie selon l'OMS, alors qu'au Mali, la fillette infectée, premier cas dans ce pays, est morte vendredi, selon une source gouvernementale.
Des tests sur des vaccins seront menés si possible en décembre dans les trois pays africains les plus touchés (Liberia, Guinée, Sierra Leone), a annoncé à Genève le Dr Marie-Paule Kieny, directrice générale adjointe de l'Organisation mondiale de la Santé (OMS).
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