Will an Ebola vaccine matter at this point?

Ebola Outbreak

As the death toll from Ebola continues to rise, human trials for a vaccine are starting in the U.S. this week. They hope to have results by the end of the year.

Will a vaccine matter at this point? Doctor Arthur Caplan joins the show via Skype. He is the Division of Medical Ethics Director at NYU’s Langone Medical Center.

Process of human trials for experimental vaccine

Anton Fedyashin joins the show. He is executive director at the Imitative for Russian Culture at American University here in Washington.