Darfur's yellow fever kills 165, spreads

2012-12-06 21:23

A rare outbreak of mosquito-borne yellow fever which has killed 165 people in Sudan’s Darfur region in the past three months continues to spread, the UN says.

Yellow fever kills 32 in Sudan's Darfur

2012-10-31 19:42

Mosquito-born yellow fever has killed 32 people in Sudan's conflict-plagued Darfur region this month.

Nigeria lashes out at SA 'xenophobia'

2012-03-07 08:12

Nigeria's foreign minister has lashed out at South Africa, accusing immigration authorities of "xenophobia", after 125 Nigerians were refused entry over allegedly fake vaccination cards.

UN: Upsurge in yellow fever

2009-05-26 15:16

There has been a "dramatic upsurge" in yellow fever in the Central African Republic and has affected more than 30 countries where the disease was previously not a threat, UN agencies said.

Yellow fever

2014-08-01 13:21

Yellow fever is an acute, mosquito-borne viral disease that occurs in tropical and subtropical areas. Its effects range from mild symptoms to severe illness and death.

Yellow fever vaccination

2014-05-06 16:20

Though yellow fever doesn’t occur in most parts of Australia, it is considered a quarantine-necessary disease. Learn more about vaccination.


Darfur yellow fever deaths double

2012-11-07 07:36

Health officials say the number of people believed to have died from mosquito-borne yellow fever in Sudan's Darfur region has doubled.

SA apologises for turning away Nigerians

2012-03-08 14:44

The government has apologised for blocking 125 Nigerians from entering South Africa, and has unveiled new immigration procedures aimed at ending a diplomatic row.

Yellow fever vaccine shortage - dept

2011-07-21 16:37

The high demand for yellow fever vaccines has led to a shortage, says the department of health.

WHO says single yellow fever shot is enough

2013-05-17 14:32

World Health Organization says single yellow fever shot enough to guarantee life-long immunity.

Yellow fever: who shouldn't get vaccinated?

2014-08-26 15:41

Are you travelling to a country that requires yellow-fever vaccination? The following groups of people shouldn't be vaccinated.

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