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Two leading Oxford University medical researchers are calling on G7 leaders to support a global research and development effort to prepare for the next outbreak of a major disease like Ebola.

In an article in the official publication for the G7 meeting at Schloss Elmau, Germany, this weekend, Professor Peter Horby, who leads the Epidemic Research Group Oxford (ERGO), and Professor Adrian Hill, director of vaccine research centre the Jenner Institute, warn that it is vital to get ahead of the next outbreak.

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