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    Tests of the Russian vaccines against Ebola will be conducted in Guinea in late fall 2016, Russian Health Minister Veronika Skvortsova said Friday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) In January, Skvortsova said that two anti-Ebola vaccines had been developed in Russia and tested by specialists from both Russia's Health and Defense Ministry, adding that their efficiency exceeded foreign analogues.

    "Our vaccines are registered, which means that they can already be utilized… In late fall we will start to utilize the drugs in Guinea," she told reporters.

    The most recent Ebola outbreak began in December 2013, spreading across Western Africa from Guinea to Liberia and Sierra Leone, killing over 11,000 people in these three countries.

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