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DRC launches emergency vaccination campaign against yellow fever

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TweetThe Ministry of Health of the Democratic Republic of Congo will launch an emergency mass vaccination campaign on Thursday against yellow fever, according to the World Health Organization. The WHO issued a global alert and response on Friday about the … Read More »

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WHO concludes yellow fever vaccine booster not required

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TweetAn advisory group to the World Health Organization announced on Friday that the yellow fever booster vaccination given ten years following an initial vaccination is not needed. The WHO’s Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on immunization reviewed the latest evidence … Read More »

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Chad readies launch of yellow fever vaccination campaign

Tweet Chad’s Ministry of Health intends to launch an emergency mass-vaccination campaign after the World Health Organization reported two laboratory-confirmed cases of yellow fever in the country. The confirmed cases are from two separate districts, Goz Beida and Guereda. They … Read More »

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CDC confirms yellow fever outbreak in Sudan

Tweet The Centers for Disease Control has confirmed an outbreak of yellow fever in Sudan, with 849 confirmed cases and 171 deaths reported to date. The outbreak began on Nov. 16 and was swiftly followed by a Nov. 20 mass … Read More »

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WHO releases report on Darfur yellow fever outbreak

Tweet The World Health Organization and the government of Sudan released a situation report last week as an update on the outbreak of yellow fever in Sudan’s Darfur region. Thirty-five localities are experiencing the outbreak in East, North, West, South … Read More »

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Yellow fever outbreak in Sudan is worst in 20 years

Tweet An outbreak of mosquito-spread yellow fever has caused more than 800 suspected cases of the disease in the Darfur region of Sudan since the beginning of October. Experts are calling the outbreak, which killed 168 people, the worst worldwide … Read More »

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Darfur yellow fever outbreak is deadliest in decades

Tweet A representative of the World Health Organization said on Thursday that the outbreak of mosquito-borne yellow fever in Sudan’s Darfur region is the continent’s worst outbreak in decades. Anshu Banerjee, Sudan’s WHO representative, said that the outbreak could be … Read More »

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Death toll in Darfur yellow fever outbreak climbs to 164

Tweet The World Health Organization announced on Monday that a yellow fever outbreak in Sudan’s Darfur region has killed 164 people in the last three months. The organization said that the fighting and banditry in the region makes healthcare access … Read More »

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Sudan launches vaccination campaign against yellow fever

WHO issues Sudan yellow fever outbreak update

Yellow fever outbreak in Darfur kills 67

Ghana reports yellow fever outbreak

Xcellerex announces it is developing yellow fever vaccine

Uganda to wait two more weeks for yellow fever vaccinations

Vaccine drive set as yellow fever strikes in Guinea

Yellow fever vaccination campaign targeting 12 million people to start