Brazil confirms over 60 yellow fever cases, many fatal

2017-01-24 08:39

Brazilian authorities have confirmed more than 60 cases of yellow fever during the summer rainy season, a sharp rise from just seven the previous year.

Yellow fever 'under control' in Angola, DRC

2016-09-13 21:02

Yellow fever outbreaks in Angola and the Democratic Republic of Congo are "under control" after a massive vaccination campaign involving millions, the World Health Organisation says.

UN bungles response to yellow fever outbreak in Africa

2016-08-05 08:33

In the midst of the worst outbreak in decades, a million yellow fever vaccines have gone missing.

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.


Angola declares end to deadly yellow fever epidemic

2016-12-24 12:00

Angola has declared the end of a yellow fever outbreak that killed at least 400 people, after an emergency United Nations vaccination campaign covering 25 million people.

WHO meeting to discuss yellow fever outbreak in Africa

2016-08-24 11:55

A large-scale yellow fever vaccination campaign is already under way in the DRC, with 14 million people set to be immunised against this acute viral disease.

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.

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.

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