VOA’s acting managing editor for its central news division David Jones emailed staff yesterday to offer the chance to receive and report on the Ebola vaccine currently being tested at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, reported on Wednesday by USA Today.
While Jones does not yet have access to the vaccine (it’s merely an idea to be pursued), he told FishbowlDC today that per the news service’s legal department, VOA cannot guarantee that it will publish or broadcast employee reporting on the experience. So far, three staff have expressed interest.
So for those at the U.S. government-funded international news broadcasting service who missed it, this might be your chance. See Jones’ note to staff after the jump. Read more