What's Behind Frequent Yellow Fever Outbreaks in Nigeria?

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control says the increasingly regular occurrence of yellow fever outbreaks is largely because many people are unvaccinated because availability of the vaccine for mass immunisation to cover all Nigerians is a challenge. The NCDC says there is a "moderate risk" at the regional level due to the movement of individuals from affected states to adjacent areas and neighbouring countries.

Yellow fever signs and symptoms.


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