The 10 Most Important Health Breakthroughs You Missed During the Pandemic
While most eyes were on COVID-19, researchers have also made groundbreaking advancements in other fields. Here’s a look. The other big vaccine news Public-health officials have long sought a vaccine against malaria, which infects up to 600 million people a year and kills 400,000, mostly children. This year, there was dramatic prog­ress toward that goal. In a study of 450 children in Burkina Faso, published in the Lancet in April, researchers reported that a new malaria vaccine, called R21, is 77% effective—just clearing the World Health Organization’s 75% efficacy standard. However, the sample gro...
Source: TIME: Health - June 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 feature Innovation Magazine Source Type: news

Uganda: Govt Vaccinates 2,300 Against Yellow Fever
[Monitor] At least 2,300 residents of Arua District have been vaccinated against yellow fever in the just concluded vaccination exercise by the National Medical Stores (NMS). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 2, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Europe Is Considering COVID-19 Vaccine Passports. Should the Rest of the World Catch Up?
In a move welcomed by many of Europe’s traumatized travel destinations, the European Union’s leadership is considering a digital health pass that would allow E.U. citizens who have received a COVID-19 vaccine to travel for work or tourism. Ursula von der Leyen, president of the European Commission, tweeted that the goal of such a “Digital Green Pass” is to provide “proof that a person has been vaccinated; results of tests for those who couldn’t get a vaccine yet; [and] info on COVID-19 recovery” enabling residents to move safely within the E.U. and abroad. Israel, which has succe...
Source: TIME: Health - March 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Aryn Baker Tags: Uncategorized COVID Questions COVID-19 Explainer Londontime Source Type: news

Vaccine Passports Are Controversial But Their Technology Will Bring Big Benefits to Developing Countries
UN Secretary-General António Guterres gets vaccinated against COVID-19 at Adlai Stevenson High School in the Bronx, New York last week. Credit: UN Photo/Eskinder DebebeBy Ian RichardsGENEVA, Mar 4 2021 (IPS) The United Nations is using the digital government technology behind vaccine passports to help developing countries provide essential services to their vulnerable populations. After a year of Zoom meetings and with vaccinations slowly rolling out, international travel is making a come-back. The demand is there, even as the virus lingers. Many, especially from developing countries, need to get to work and send ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ian Richards Tags: Development & Aid Featured Global Globalisation Headlines Health Inequity Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Vaccination passports are nothing new – and the sooner we have them, the better | Letter
I still have the stamped and dated certificates for smallpox and yellow fever that were required for travel in the 1950s and 60s, writesDr David BoswellJust before the inoculation programme was rolled out, I wrote to my GP pointing out that soon travel agents, airlines and other countries would require certificates of vaccination against Covid-19, and asking what was being done to provide these (Coronavirus vaccine strategy needs rethink after resistant variants emerge, say scientists, 8 February). I got no reply.Now this is a major issue. Yet one is only given a tiny card recording the date and type of vaccine. This is cl...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 10, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Letters Tags: Vaccines and immunisation Coronavirus Infectious diseases Medical research Microbiology Science World news Health Travel Source Type: news

In Crises, Vaccines Can Be Stretched, but Not Easily
Shortages of shots for yellow fever, polio and other diseases have led to innovative solutions even in very poor countries. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Donald G. McNeil Jr. Tags: Vaccination and Immunization Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Epidemics Immune System Shortages Third World and Developing Countries World Health Organization United Nations Children ' s Fund Rotary Clubs International Slaoui, Moncef M Offi Source Type: news

Nigeria: Yellow Fever - Enugu Targets Additional 710,149 Residents for Vaccination
[Vanguard] The Enugu State Government has extended its yellow fever vaccination to three Local Government Areas and targeting additional 710,149 residents. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 18, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: One-Fifth of Yellow Fever Vaccine Very Effective - Study
[Premium Times] According to the study, giving a person one-fifth of the vaccine dose is safe. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 15, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

KU Leuven vaccine candidate protects against COVID-19 and yellow fever
Virologists at the Rega Institute at KU Leuven (Belgium) have developed a vaccine candidate against COVID-19 based on the yellow fever vaccine, which as a result also works against yellow fever. Results published today in Nature show that the vaccine protects hamsters from infection with the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus after a single dose. The vaccine is also effective in monkeys. The team is currently preparing for clinical trials. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - December 3, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

KU Leuven vaccine candidate protects against Covid-19 and yellow fever
(KU Leuven) KU Leuven researchers published results of their vaccine candidate, a vector vaccine based on the yellow fever vaccine. The paper shows that the vaccine protects hamsters from infection with the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus after a single dose. It is also effective in monkeys. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - December 1, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Why You May Not Be Able to Get Pfizer ’s Frontrunner COVID-19 Vaccine
The freezer in your kitchen likely gets down to temperatures around -20° C (-4° F). “That keeps your ice cream cold, but it doesn’t turn your ice cream into an impenetrable block of ice,” says Paula Cannon, an associate professor of molecular microbiology and immunology at the University of Southern California’s Keck School of Medicine. Pfizer’s promising COVID-19 vaccine, by contrast, must be stored at about -70° C (-94° F)—a temperature cold enough to harden ice cream into a spoon-breaking block of ice, and that only specialized freezers can produce. Those cold storage ...
Source: TIME: Health - November 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Nigeria: Advisory - How to Avoid Yellow Fever - NCDC
[Premium Times] Yellow fever is a vaccine-preventable disease, and a single shot provides immunity for a lifetime. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 8, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Govt Targets 30 Million People for Yellow Fever Vaccination
[This Day] The federal government has said that this year's accelerated yellow fever campaigns phase 4 will target more than 30 million people. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 22, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Uganda: Yellow Fever Vaccination Campaign Targets 1.6 Million Lives in the West-Nile Region of Uganda
[WHO] Moyo, 20th August 2020:- Mr Mark Oguma Oguti and his daughter Claudia are thrilled about the launch of the Yellow Fever Vaccination campaign. Asked whether his other family members will be immunized, Mark excitedly says, "they are on the way with their mom. My wife and I always ensure that our family benefits from all government vaccination programs." Mark arrived earlier with his daughter because they had to run errands in town, earlier. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 20, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

How Deforestation Helps Deadly Viruses Jump from Animals to Humans
This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. The post How Deforestation Helps Deadly Viruses Jump from Animals to Humans appeared first on Inter Press Service. (Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health)
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: External Source Tags: Environment Global Headlines Health TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Yellow fever – Gabon
On 15 April 2020, WHO received information regarding a confirmed case of yellow fever in Magandi village, Tchibanga city in Nyanga Province of southern Gabon, 590 km from the capital, Libreville. The case is an 83-year-old male with no known vaccination history for yellow fever. He had onset of symptoms on 30 January 2020 and presented to a health facility on 2 February 2020 with abdominal pain and jaundice. Between 2 February and 9 April, he consulted the Urban Health Centre in Tchibanga, the Christian Alliance Hospital in Bongolo and the University hospital in the capital Libreville where the case received anti-malarial ...
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - June 17, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: news Source Type: news

Yellow fever – Togo
On 20 April 2020, WHO received information regarding a confirmed yellow fever case in Galangashie health area, located 30 km from Mango village, Oti district, Savanes region in the northern part of Togo. The case is a 55-year-old woman with no vaccination history for yellow fever. She had onset of symptoms on 31 January 2020 and presented to a health facility on 3 February 2020 with fever and aches. The following day she developed jaundice and a blood sample was taken. On 7 February , the blood sample was transported to the national laboratory. On 10 February , the sample from the case was received at the national laborato...
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - June 5, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: news Source Type: news

Prevention of yellow fever in travellers: an update
This article briefly reviews strategies to prevent yellow fever infection in travellers with the use of yellow fever vaccination and the use of personal protection measures to avoid mosquito bites. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - May 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Polio, Measles Outbreaks ‘Inevitable’, Say Vaccine Experts
A young boy in Pakistan receives an oral polio vaccine (OPV). Credit: Ashfaq Yusufzai/IPSBy Laura MackenzieMay 6 2020 (IPS) Interruptions to vaccination programmes caused by the COVID-19 pandemic could result in new waves of measles or polio outbreaks, health experts warn. A growing number of one-off immunisation campaigns and national routine vaccine introductions are being delayed amid social distancing and other measures to curb the spread of SARS-CoV-2, leaving millions unprotected. With both preventive campaigns and routine immunisations impacted, “we’ll have an increasing number of children who will becom...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Laura Mackenzie Tags: Global Headlines Health TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Nigeria: Over 3.4 Million Persons Vaccinated Against Yellow Fever in Rivers State
[WHO] "All four members of my family have been vaccinated against yellow fever in this ongoing vaccination campaign," says Tonma Oruye. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 13, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Yellow fever – Mali
From 3 November through 8 December 2019, three laboratory confirmed cases of yellow fever including two deaths (case fatality rate = 67%) were detected through the national surveillance system in Mali. The first case-patient was a 15-year-old girl from a village in Kati district, Koulikoro region, Mali. The second and third case were in 17 and 25-year-old men, nationals from Cote d'Ivoire, living in the district of Bouguimi, Sikasso region, Mali. All three cases tested positive for yellow fever by Immunoglobulin M (IgM) and reverse-transcriptase polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) on 3 December 2019 at Institute Pasteur Dak...
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - December 26, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: news Source Type: news

Yellow fever vaccine: stronger precautions in people with weakened immunity and in those aged 60 years or older
The Commission on Human Medicines has issued a series of recommendations to strengthen measures to minimise risk with the yellow fever vaccine (Stamaril) following very rare fatal reactions.. (Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News)
Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News - November 22, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Sudan: SitRep - Scale-Up of Cholera Response in Khartoum
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Sudan's federal Ministry of Health and the World Health Organisation (WHO) are working with partners and at-risk communities to scale up surveillance of cholera in Khartoum. On November 7, the final phase of the five-year yellow fever vaccination campaign targeting more than 30 million people across Sudan was launched. According to the Sudan Metrological Authority, rainfall in the country has been persistently above average throughout most of the 2019 season. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 18, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Yellow Fever Preventive Mass Vaccination Campaign Kicks Off in Katsina State, Others to Follow
[WHO] As part of an effort towards eliminating Yellow Fever epidemics in Nigeria, the Government in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF, Gavi, and other key partners, officially commenced Phase 3 of its planned Preventive Mass Vaccination Campaign (PMVC) in Katsina State. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 10, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Yellow fever – Nigeria
On 29 August 2019, a suspected yellow fever case was reported from Kano state with a travel history to Yankari game reserve, Alkaleri Local Government Area (LGA), Bauchi state, Nigeria. From 29 August through 22 September 2019, Nigeria reported an outbreak of yellow fever with an epi-centre in the Yankari game reserve of Alkaleri LGA, Bauchi state. According to Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), 231 suspected cases have been reported in four states including Bauchi (110), Borno (109), Gombe (10), and Kano (2), of which there have been 13 presumptive positive by IgM testing and 24 cases positive by reverse-transcrip...
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - October 8, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: news Source Type: news

Beaverton vaccine developer nabs $3M grant to start clinical trial
Beaverton-based Najit Technologies Inc. received a $3.1 million grant to test a yellow fever vaccine in humans for the first time. The award from the National Institutes of Health will allow the OHSU spinout to get its HydroVax platform in a phase 1 clinical trial to study how participants’ immune systems respond. The current yellow fever vaccine has been used since the 1930s. While it works for the majority of people who take it, infants and the elderly can become ill from the vaccine. “We… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 30, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Nigeria: Katsina Records 36 Cases of Yellow Fever, Embarks On Vaccination
[Daily Trust] Katsina -Katsina State has recorded 36 cases of yellow fever in two of its local governments; Danmusa and Kankara, the Deputy Governor, Mannir Yakubu, said. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 30, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Yellow fever – Nigeria
On 16 July 2019, the Ebonyi State Ministry of Health received information about suspected yellow fever cases in Ndingele ward, Izzi Local Government Area (LGA), Nigeria. The cases had symptoms of fever and jaundice, reported with onset since May 2019. As of 30 August 2019, a total of 84 suspected yellow fever cases, including 26 deaths (case fatality ratio: 31 %), have been reported across nine LGAs within Ebonyi State. Of the suspected yellow fever cases, fifty-five per cent (46/84) are male. The most affected age group is 0-9 years (28 cases, 33%), followed by age groups 20-29 years and above 30 years each with 20 cases ...
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - September 26, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: news Source Type: news

Nigeria: Bauchi State Governor Initiates Yellow Fever Campaign Targeting 500,000 People
[WHO] In response to an outbreak of Yellow Fever in Bauchi State, Governor Senator Bala Mohammed on 12 September 2019 initiated a vaccination campaign against the disease in Alkaleri Local Government Area (LGA). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 18, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Yellow Fever Outbreak Claims 20 in Nigeria
[CAJ News] Abuja -Nigeria has embarked on a massive vaccination campaign following the death of at least 20 people from yellow fever southeast of the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 11, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Yellow Fever - Nigeria Launches Vaccination Campaign to Contain Disease
[Premium Times] The Nigerian government has begun a yellow fever reactive vaccination campaign in three states to contain an outbreak of the disease in Ebonyi State in August. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 9, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Pinterest Searches About Vaccines Will Bring Up Content From Public Health Organizations
(CNN) — Pinterest searches for “measles”, “vaccine safety” and other vaccine-related content will only return results from public health organizations, the social media company announced Wednesday. Last year, Pinterest stopped showing search results related to vaccines in order to the prevent the spread of harmful health misinformation. Searching Pinterest now only shows results from institutions such as the World Health Organization, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the American Academy of Pediatrics and the WHO-established Vaccine Safety Net. “We’re taking this ...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - August 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Syndicated CBSN Boston CNN Measles Pinterest Vaccines Source Type: news

WHO (World Health Organization) Report of the Eliminate Yellow Fever Epidemics ( ‎EYE)‎ Strategy Regional Kick-Off Meeting for Africa
Source: World Health Organization (WHO). Published: 8/2019. This 48-page report, published with UNICEF and the Gavi Vaccine Alliance, summarizes a meeting held on April 10-12, 2018, that concentrated on the three main current priorities for the Eliminate Yellow Fever Epidemics (EYE) Strategy: preventive mass vaccination campaigns, routine immunization, and laboratory and surveillance capacities. Outcomes included strong political engagement from priority countries, and 11 high-risk countries drafting three-year national work plans for accelerated implementation of the EYE Strategy. (PDF) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Gu...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - August 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The Dengue Dance?
Discussion Dengue is an important arboviral infection that affects about 40% of the world population. It is found mainly in topical and subtropical areas of the world mainly in developing countries but it range is spreading including the United States. A review of common arboviruses can be found here. It is a flaviavirus with 4 distinct serotypes named DENV-1 through DENV-4 and is spread by A. aegypti a day biting mosquito. Infection with one serotype confers immunity to that serotype but not the others. It does offer some protection for cross-infection but this only lasts a few months. Incubation period is 3-14 days with ...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - July 29, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Opting In: The Value of Vaccines
A young boy in Pakistan receives an oral polio vaccine (OPV). Over the last 30 years huge progress has been made against polio and it is now only endemic in 2 countries, Afghanistan and Pakistan, with only 33 cases confirmed cases last year. Credit: Ashfaq Yusufzai/IPSBy Tharanga YakupitiyageUNITED NATIONS, May 1 2019 (IPS) Since the introduction of vaccines, diseases such as measles and polio were quickly becoming a thing of the past. However, the world’s progress on immunisation is now being threatened. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), 85 percent of the world’s children received basic va...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tharanga Yakupitiyage Tags: Featured Global Headlines Health IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse North America Population Regional Categories TerraViva United Nations diptheria-tetanus-pertussis (DTP) human papillomavirus (HPV) Measles Vaccines World Health Organ Source Type: news

Two British people DIE after receiving yellow fever vaccines
The UK's Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency said two people died of viscerotropic disease after having the vaccine to protect against mosquito-borne yellow fever. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Leading cancer expert dies suddenly following routine yellow fever vaccination
A leading cancer expert, who was described as a "pioneer" in his field by Prince William, has died suddenly after receiving a routine yellow fever vaccination. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - January 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nigeria: Nigeria Targets 26 Million People in Yellow Fever Campaign
[VOA] A vaccination center in Nigeria's capital, Abuja, is swarming with people, a sign that Nigeria's campaign to vaccinate more people against yellow fever appears to be making headway. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 2, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Yellow Fever – Kingdom of the Netherlands
On 22 November 2018, the World Health Organization (WHO) was informed by Dutch authorities of a laboratory-confirmed case of yellow fever. The case-patient is a 26 year-old male who visited Gambia from 3 through 17 November 2018, with a three day trip to Senegal from 12 through 14 November. He had no history of vaccination for yellow fever prior to the trip. On 18 November 2018, the case-patient developed symptoms including fever, nausea and vomiting. On19 November 2018 he was hospitalized with symptoms of acute liver failure and he is still in hospital as of 10 December. The International Health Regulations National Focal...
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - December 18, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: news Source Type: news

Nigeria: FCT Residents Attribute Success of Yellow Fever Vaccination to Sensitisation
[Guardian] Abuja -Residents of six local councils in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have attributed the success of the yellow fever vaccination exercise to massive enlightenment, mobilisation and sensitisation campaigns embarked upon by the FCT Primary Health Care Board, FCT Administration, the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCA), the United Nations Children Education Fund (UNICEF), the World Health Organisation (WHO) as well as other stakeholders in the health sector. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 11, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Large Turnout for Yellow Fever Vaccination in Abuja
[Premium Times] "I have never received any vaccine before but my neighbour this morning informed me of the yellow fever vaccination, so I came here for it," Mary Ben, a 32-year-old woman told PREMIUM TIMES on Friday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 4, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Yellow Fever - Edo Govt Adopts Multi-Agency Response, Urges Residents to Embrace Vaccination, Sanitation
[This Day] The Edo State Government has urged residents in the state to take advantage of the state's vaccination drive against Yellow Fever disease, assuring of a multi-agency response, in collaboration with the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 30, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: The Second Phase of Nigeria's Biggest-Ever Yellow Fever Vaccination Campaign Gets Underway
[WHO] The Government of Nigeria - with support from the World Health Organization (WHO), Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance and UNICEF aims to vaccinate 26.2 million people this year through preventive campaigns. The second phase of its biggest-ever yellow fever campaign seeks to establish high population immunity nationwide and began today. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 26, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Nigeria to Vaccinate 26 Million People in 2nd Phase of Biggest-Ever Yellow Fever Vaccination Campaign
[WHO] The Government of Nigeria - with support from the World Health Organization (WHO), Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance and UNICEF aims to vaccinate 26.2 million people during the second phase of its biggest-ever yellow fever campaign as it seeks to establish high population immunity nationwide. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 22, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Yellow fever kills 10 in Ethiopia, WHO ships 1.45 million vaccines
The World Health Organization is releasing more than a million doses of yellow fever vaccine from its emergency stockpile after the deadly mosquito-borne disease killed 10 people in southwestern Ethiopia, a WHO report said on Monday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Reduced-Dose Yellow Fever Vax Proves Mettle in Congo
(MedPage Today) -- Attempt to stretch vaccine in shortage paid off, researchers say (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - October 29, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Congo Republic Says to Launch Vaccination Drive After Yellow Fever Outbreak Congo Republic Says to Launch Vaccination Drive After Yellow Fever Outbreak
Congo Republic will launch a country-wide vaccination campaign to control an outbreak of yellow fever near the border with the Angolan enclave of Cabinda, the health ministry said on Friday.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention News Source Type: news