Tag archive for ‘Sudan yellow fever’
By Robert Herriman On Thursday, January 9th, 2014

CDC issues yellow fever travel notice for the Sudan

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a travel notice Wednesday for the Sudan due to the current outbreak and the risk of yellow fever to travelers. Aedes aegypti Image/CDC The World Health More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013

Sudan yellow fever outbreak accounts for 14 deaths

In a follow-up to a report early last month, the Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH) in Sudan has notified the World Health Organization (WHO) of a yellow fever (YF) outbreak affecting twelve localities in West and More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, November 7th, 2013
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Sudan reports yellow fever outbreak, 20 suspected cases in West Kordofan state

The World Health Organization (WHO) has been notified by the Sudanese Health Ministry of a yellow fever outbreak  in West Kordofan state, according to a WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Meditteranean news release. Image/CIA Based More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, January 24th, 2013

Sudan: Third phase in yellow fever vaccination campaign in Darfur to commence this weekend

Photo/CDC The Darfur yellow fever outbreak has affected more than 840 people, killing 171 people in 35 localities in Darfur since the outbreak began during the last months of 2012. Thanks to the international More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, January 11th, 2013
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Darfur yellow fever outbreak update: 849 cases and 171 deaths

Image/CIA The Greater Darfur yellow fever outbreak that began during the last quarter of 2012 has expanded to affect 35 localities in Central, South, West, North, and East Darfur, according to a “Situation Report” More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, November 19th, 2012
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Yellow fever vaccines arrive in Sudan, vaccination campaign to commence this week

The yellow fever vaccine campaign that was originally said to begin the first week of December will begin at least a week earlier than previously thought, according to a World Health Organization (WHO)- Sudan More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

Yellow fever deaths near 100 in Darfur

The Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH) in Sudan notified the World Health Organization (WHO) that as of 11 November 2012, a total of 329 suspected cases including 97 deaths were reported from this yellow fever outbreak More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, November 1st, 2012

Darfur yellow fever outbreak kills at least 32 in October

The disease which has claimed more than 30 lives in Sudan’s troubled Darfur region this month has been identified as the mosquito borne viral disease, yellow fever. Image/CIA Sudan’s Federal Ministry of More...


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