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Photos: Making an Ebola vaccine
Icon Genetics, a German company, is developing technology to mass produce Ebola Vaccine with the help of tobacco plants.
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Making an Ebola vaccine( Glenn Duda / Reuters )
A laboratory technican prepares proteins from nicotiana benthamianafor (a close relateive of tobacco) for weighing in a laboratory in Halle, Germany. Icon Genetics has developed a process to produce proteins using the plant to be used in the production of ZMapp.