African yellow fever can soon spread globally: Save the children

Latest Update: August 17, 2016 | 149 Views

Charity Organization “Save the Children” has warned that African yellow fever epidemic can soon spread globally.

Save the Children says that yellow fever has claimed nearly five hundred lives, with thousands of suspected cases in Congo and Angola.

The World Health Organization has warned the figures could rise to ten to fifty times higher as the global emergency vaccine stocks emptied.

World Health Organization also announced to launch one of the largest emergency vaccination campaigns in Africa to vaccinate eight million people this week.


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