"The vaccine has recently passed appraisal by state and military authorities and will begin clinical tests in December," China's Defense Ministry spokesman said as quoted by Xinhua, a Chinese state-run media outlet
A team of scientists at the Academy of Military Medical Sciences developed the vaccine and according to Yang, it is the first 2014-genetic mutation Ebola vaccine in the world.
"A strong and steady helping hand comes from China, which has been by Africa's side since the onset of the Ebola fight. When Ebola just broke out in April, Beijing immediately offered emergency relief to the three West African countries," Xinhua reports.
Xinhua reveals that in the past 50 years China has deployed over 20,000 medics in 51 African states and regions, saving millions of lives there.
It should be noted that Ebola has already claimed the lives of 7,588 people worldwide, according to the latest WHO's data, while the total number of Ebola cases reached 19,497. Three West African states, Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, have been hit the most.