Academy of Military Medical Sciences

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The Academy of Military Medical Sciences is a Chinese military medical research institute.[1][2] It was established in 1951 as part of the Chinese People's Liberation Army.[3] It has been based in Beijing since 1958.

In October 2011 the drug "Night Eagle", developed to help soldiers cope with sleep deprivation during missions, was unveiled in an exhibition marking the institute's 60th anniversary.[4]

In December 2014, the Chinese government announced that the Academy of Military Medical Sciences had developed an Ebola virus vaccine candidate that had been approved for clinical trials.[1][2]

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  1. ^ a b "China's Ebola vaccine enters clinical trials". Retrieved 19 December 2014.
  2. ^ a b "China approves experimental Ebola vaccine for clinical trials". Reuters. Retrieved 19 December 2014.
  3. ^ Patti Waldmeir (October 15, 2014). "China sends thousands of doses of anti-Ebola drug to Africa". Financial Times.
  4. ^ "PLA eyes 'Night Eagle' to make army of night owls". South China Morning Post. 16 October 2011. Retrieved 5 January 2017.

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