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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.

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 20, 2016

Jun 20, 2016

News Scan for Jun 20, 2016

DRC yellow fever
US plague, tularemia cases
Anthrax vaccine
Acute flaccid myelitis

Jun 17, 2016

Jun 17, 2016
yellow fever vaccine

WHO approves fractional dosing to stretch yellow fever vaccine supply

The disease persists in Angola, local cases were reported in a new part of the DRC's Kinshasa province, and investigators are looking at cases in other nations.

Jun 14, 2016

Jun 14, 2016

News Scan for Jun 14, 2016

Third US MCR-1 finding
Yellow fever in Angola
Lassa over in Benin

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 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.

May 27, 2016

May 27, 2016

News Scan for May 27, 2016

Yellow fever in Angola
Curtain closing on US flu season
FDA import risk protocol

May 24, 2016

May 24, 2016

News Scan for May 24, 2016

Yellow fever immunization
Chikungunya cases top 100,000
4-strain cell-based flu vaccine

May 23, 2016

May 23, 2016
Margaret Chan

At WHA, Chan cites Zika, yellow fever policy failures

The WHO director-general says a massive policy failure allowed mosquito control to lapse in the '70s.

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