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Yellow fever outbreak in Africa isn’t a global emergency- UN

Yellow fever outbreak in Africa isn’t a global emergency- UN

Sep 01, – Since it was first identified in Angola last December, yellow fever has spread to Congo and is believed to have sickened more than 6,300 people and killed about 400, despite millions of doses of vaccine having been sent repeatedly to Angola. The ongoing yellow fever outbreak in Africa is serious but does […]

September 1, 2016 | By | Reply More
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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