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Apr 12, 2016

Apr 12, 2016
Man with yellow fever

Yellow fever in DRC linked to Angola's growing outbreak

At least some of the 151 Congo yellow fever cases are tied to a big outbreak in Angola.

May 10, 2016

May 10, 2016
Yellow fever vaccine facility

Yellow fever outbreak control stymied by low vaccine supply, urban spread

Angola, the hardest-hit country, has 2,267 suspected cases and 292 deaths.

May 13, 2016

May 13, 2016
Yellow fever vaccine

Yellow fever expands in Angola; vaccination set for DRC, Uganda

DRC and Uganda are set to mobilize almost 3 million vaccine doses.

May 19, 2016

May 19, 2016
Angola DRC map

WHO says yellow fever 'serious concern' but not emergency

Urban outbreaks in Angola and DRC don't constitute a public health emergency of international concern, experts say.

Jun 02, 2016

Jun 02, 2016
Yellow fever vaccination

Yellow fever persists in Angola, DRC; suspected cases probed elsewhere

Angola has almost 3,000 cases, while 3 new nations probe possible infections.

Jun 09, 2016

Jun 09, 2016
Aedes aegypti mosquito

WHO plans to stretch vaccine as yellow fever persists in Africa

Yellow fever stubbornly persists and is spreading, despite a major influx of vaccine.

Jun 22, 2016

Jun 22, 2016
Vaccination in Africa

WHO details $72 million yellow fever response plan

The $72 million plan focuses on vaccination, as well as on early detection and case management.

Jun 23, 2016

Jun 23, 2016
Angola DRC map

WHO launches yellow fever vaccination campaign

The campaign's bullseye is the high trade and traffic corridor between Angola and the DRC.

Jul 07, 2016

Jul 07, 2016
Yellow fever vaccine

WHO cites 2-month window for battling yellow fever

Outbreak responders hope to get a jump on mosquitoes by scaling up vaccination during a dry period.

Aug 16, 2016

Aug 16, 2016
yellow fever vaccination campaign

WHO to reconvene emergency committee on yellow fever

Suspected cases have been reported in Brazzaville in the Republic of Congo, but none have been confirmed.

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