Claim: The CDC has announced trials of an Ebola vaccine that works only on white people.
Example: [Collected via e-mail, September 2014]
Is it true the CDC has developed a vaccine for ebola that only works on white people?
The Center of Disease Control, which is headquartered in Atlanta, has released a statement saying the trial vaccine for the deadly Ebola virus will only work on those with white skin.
In an excerpt from the statement, the government agency stated, “Early tests of an experimental drug, which would effectively combat the spread of Ebola, have proved successful only in those with white skin — We are working diligently to improve the sample to be able to help all those who are in need.”
According to the CDC, the trial was doled out
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Last updated: 29 September 2014