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A huge mobilisation in DRC aims to vaccinate millions against yellow fever

The world’s largest yellow fever vaccination effort has come to the urban sprawl that is the Democratic Republic of Congo’s capital, Kinshasa

​Almost 400 000 Congolese have been vaccinated against yellow fever in just a few days

After the outbreak of the virus in Angola, medical teams are frantically working in the Democratic Republic of Congo to halt its spread.

Yellow fever outbreak kills 21 in Congo, WHO says

Yellow fever continues to spread. The disease, which has caused 200 deaths in Angola, has now killed 21 people in the DRC.

Yellow fever vaccines diverted to help stem Angolan epidemic

The World Health Organisation says more than 200 people have died there since January and that there is a need to ramp up production of vaccines.

Angola’s yellow fever outbreak: vaccines desperately needed

Only six out of ten Angolan children have been vaccinated against yellow fever.

SA moves to placate Nigeria over yellow fever row

South Africa has apologised for deporting 125 Nigerians accused of using fake vaccination certificates, seeking to defuse a growing dispute.

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