Intradermal immunization by Ebola virus GP subunit vaccines using microneedle patches protects mice against lethal EBOV challenge

Researechers compared immune responses induced by Ebola virus glycoprotein subunit vaccines via intradermal immunization with microneedle (MN) patches and the conventional intramuscular injection in mice.

Crucial test of Ebola vaccine raises hopes, doubts in Congo

Even if the vaccine helps, there are serious hurdles. The shots must be transported deep into forests with few paved roads without it spoiling in the heat, and health workers must identify and track down anyone who's had contact with a sick person and persuade them that shots pushed by foreigners could save their lives.