Research Studies

Research Projects

African-Canadian Study of HIV-Infected Adults and a Vaccine for Ebola (ACHIV Ebola)

Participants needed: HIV-infected adults (18 – 65 years) located in Montréal and Ottawa.

Why are researchers doing this study? Ebola virus causes a severe disease that can include flu-like symptoms, high fever, headache, and muscle aches, followed by diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, rash, bleeding, and even death. Currently there is no approved treatment for Ebola infection, nor an approved vaccine for preventing infection either before or after exposure.

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Ebola Vaccine Clinical Trial

This study will test a new Canadian investigational vaccine to protect against Ebola virus which is affecting thousands of people in Western Africa.

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Publications

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