6 things to know about new vaccine

The clinical trial which centred on the VSV-EBOV vaccine combined a fragment of the Ebola virus with another safer virus in order to train the immune system to beat Ebola.

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Health workers around the world heaved a temporary sigh of relief as word broke that the new Ebola vaccine had shown promising results at the trial.

Though results of the clinical trial are still coming in, global health body, World Health Organisation (WHO) described the findings as a "game changer", while experts called the results "remarkable".

Here are 5 things you should know about the new Ebola vaccine:

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