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UN bungles response to Africa’s yellow fever outbreak

UN bungles response to Africa’s yellow fever outbreak

Aug 05, – This lack of oversight and mismanagement has undermined control of the outbreak in Central Africa, the worst yellow fever epidemic in decades, an Associated Press investigation has found. The World Health Organization and its partners shipped more than 6 million yellow fever vaccines to Angola in February to quash an emerging epidemic, […]

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Outbreak of measles: British parents queue for vaccines

Outbreak of measles: British parents queue for vaccines

April 28, AP – Since November, almost 1,000 people around the city have contracted measles, with children aged 10 to 18 affected the worst. Fears about the purported side effects once sent British parents running from vaccinations against measles. But now an outbreak of the potentially deadly disease in one city has brought them back […]

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