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Vaccinations Needed to Stop Yellow Fever Outbreak in Angola

The World Health Organization reports that an outbreak of yellow fever in Luanda, the capital of Angola, has now spread to seven other provinces as well as to the Democratic Republic of Congo and Kenya.  WHO is calling for a large-scale vaccination campaign to stop the spread of the disease.   The latest official figures find the number of confirmed deaths from yellow fever in Angola now stands at 146, with 885 suspected cases.  But, WHO yellow fever expert Sergio Yactayo,...

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