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Mass Diphtheria Vaccination Campaign Set to Begin in Yemen

In Yemen, the World Health Organization (WHO) and partners will kick-off a long-awaited mass vaccination campaign next week to contain the continued spread of diphtheria. The WHO says 1.4 million people in 41 districts that have reported diphtheria cases during the last month will be vaccinated against the potentially fatal disease.  It says the mass campaign will target children and adolescents up to the age of 15.   The latest official count of suspected cases of diphtheria...

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