yellow fever

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Yet Another Outbreak Strikes: Yellow Fever in Brazil
Jan 31, 2017 | Jackie Sheridan

              Brazil has had a disheartening start to 2017, with 555 suspected cases of yellow fever and 107 deaths reported. Thus far, 87 of the...

Yellow Fever Deaths Reach 250 in Angola
Apr 26, 2016 | Colleen Nguyen

Currently, there is a particularly worrisome yellow fever outbreak in Angola due to the increasing number of cases, a vaccine shortage, and another...

Yellow Fever Claims 125 in Angola
Mar 4, 2016 | Colleen Nguyen

Since December 5, 2015, a Yellow fever outbreak in Angola has claimed 125 lives, with 664 suspected cases [1, 2]. The municipality of Viana in Luanda...

Infectious Diseases and the World Cup
Jun 16, 2014 | Alexandra Thomsen

Over 600,000 people are expected to be traveling from around the world to attend the 2014 FIFA World Cup, which began on June 12 in Brazil and will...

Yellow Fever Outbreak in Sudan
Oct 31, 2012 | Anna Tomasulo

The mystery fever affecting Darfur has been identified as yellow fever, according to the WHO. Yellow fever is an arbovirus (an acronym for arthropod...

Yellow Fever Outbreaks in Cameroon and Ghana Prompt Vaccination Campaigns
Feb 9, 2012 | Katharina Schwan

Northern Cameroon reported 23 cases of yellow fever in six districts since October. Seven patients have passed away. In an effort to curb the spread...