Yellow Fever Kills Scores in Sudan's Darfur


A joint report released by the health department and World Health Organisation on the deadly fever's outbreak shows that at least 170 people have died of the disease.

Hospital staff are inoculated against yellow fever before seeing patients (file photo).

  • Sudan:  Health Minister - 'Darfur Free of Yellow Fever'

    Radio Dabanga, 6 January 2013

    The Sudanese Minister of Health, Bahr Idriss Abu Garda, announced the five states of Darfur are now 'free' of yellow fever and stressed that the Ministry is waiting for the ... read more »

  • Sudan:  Central Darfur Residents Allege Vaccination Campaign Gaps

    Radio Dabanga, 4 January 2013

    Residents of the Tockura area in Dumbar administrative unit of the Mukjar locality, Central Darfur, allege that the ongoing yellow fever vaccination campaign in the state has not ... read more »

  • Sudan:  Yellow Fever Vaccination Campaign Launched in Umm Dukhum

    Radio Dabanga, 3 January 2013

    The vaccination campaign against yellow fever was launched in Umm Dukhum locality, Central Darfur, on Tuesday, 1 January, the state's health minister told Radio Dabanga. read more »

  • Sudan:  New Yellow Fever Cases Registered in Central Darfur

    Radio Dabanga, 26 December 2012

    The health minister of Central Darfur announced that new cases of yellow fever have been registered in the state, on Wednesday, 26 December. read more »

  • Sudan:  Second Phase of Yellow Fever Campaign in Central Darfur

    Radio Dabanga, 20 December 2012

    Central Darfur's Minister of Health, Issa Mohamed Moussa Yousif, announced on Tuesday, 18 December, the start of the second stage of the yellow fever vaccination campaign in the ... read more »

  • Sudan:  Yellow Fever Kills Four in North Darfur - Minister

    Radio Dabanga, 17 December 2012

    The Minister of Health of North Darfur announced that four people died of yellow fever in the state, when speaking to Radio Dabanga on Monday, 17 December. read more »

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