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Inside Geneva Aid money: spending every penny wisely

News that the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) had uncovered fraud in its Ebola operation caused dismay. 

Back on track Ebola vaccine trials to resume in Geneva

Researchers at Geneva University Hospital will resume testing one of the leading Ebola vaccine candidates on Monday, according to the hospital ...

Side effects Ebola vaccine trial suspended in Geneva

Swiss researchers have suspended the testing of one of the leading Ebola vaccine candidates as a precautionary measure after some volunteers ...

Counting on a cure Swissmedic approves trial of Ebola vaccine

Geneva University Hospital (HUG) received approval from Swissmedic on Thursday to begin trials of a new type of Ebola vaccine received in October ...

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The Swiss reaction

Switzerland has pledged some CHF29 million ($30 million) to the fight against Ebola in west Africa. In addition, the Swiss government is exploring sending an aid team to Liberia as part of a United Nations mission.

Ebola vaccine trials are being carried out at the Lausanne University Hospital and the University Hospital of Geneva. The virus has infected more than 10,000 people and killed almost 5,000 in West Africa, according to the World Health Organization's latest figures.

Swiss story Ebola - the view from inside a camp

How does a health worker become infected with Ebola? Often, it's the result of breaches in safety protocols. A Swiss nurse shares her experiences.