Angola Battling Worst Yellow Fever in Decades
The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescents Societies has launched an emergency appeal for funding to help combat the worst yellow fever outbreak in the country.
Central Africa: Deadly Yellow Fever Spreading, Amid Global Vaccine Shortages
IPS, 19 August 2016
As deadly yellow fever spreads to seven provinces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), new measures have been introduced to ensure that as many people as possible are… Read more »
IFRC, 6 July 2016
The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescents Societies (IFRC) today launched a 1.4 million Swiss franc emergency appeal to support the Angola Red Cross Society… Read more »
Thomson Reuters Foundation, 6 July 2016
Yellow fever, a mosquito-borne haemorrhagic virus, has death rates as high as 75 percent but can be prevented with a vaccine Read more »
Yellow fever vaccination.
UN News, 29 June 2016
Following a visit to Angola and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), a senior United Nations humanitarian official today called on the international community to pay more… Read more »
Thomson Reuters Foundation, 30 June 2016
Imagine. A deadly disease is stalking terrified mothers, fathers, children and grandparents. People are sick. Many are dying. An information vacuum is overflowing with rumour and… Read more »
Maka, 20 June 2016
Why was a sum of nearly US $200,000, allocated to fight the yellow fever epidemic in the Angolan oil-rich province of Cabinda, used instead to pay off a debt to a private refuse… Read more »