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By Robert 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 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 Brandon Jones On Friday, September 27th, 2013

Sudan protests leave at least 50 dead as security forces battle activists

Sudanese security forces have killed at least 50 protesters with shots to the head or chest, two rights groups said on Friday, challenging the authorities’ narrative of the worst unrest in Sudan’s central regions More...

By Robert On Sunday, May 26th, 2013

UNAMID delivers medical supplies into North Darfur where hepatitis E outbreak occurred in displaced persons

United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO) airlifted on 21 May more than 1.5 tons of critically needed medical supplies to thousands of civilians in El Sereif More...

By Robert On Saturday, May 11th, 2013

UN agency announces meningitis vaccination campaign in South Sudan

Responding to a meningococcal meningitis outbreak in South Sudan’s Upper Nile, the World Health Organization (WHO) has announced they will carry out a vaccination campaign where the dangerous bacterial infection More...

By Robert On Thursday, January 31st, 2013
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UN: More than 3,300 South Sudan refugees infected with hepatitis E

The UN refugee agency has reported a surge in the number of cases of Hepatitis E in the four refugee camps near the South Sudan border, according to a recent UNHCR press release. Image/CIA The UN agency says 3,319 More...

By Robert 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 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 On Wednesday, December 26th, 2012

Sudan faces many obstacles in battle with trachoma epidemic

Trachoma Carter Center Video Screen Shot The Greater Darfur region is not only in the middle of a serious yellow fever outbreak,  but this area of Sudan also face an epidemic of the blinding bacterial disease, More...

By Robert 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 On Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

North Darfur sees spike in measles cases post-Eid al-Adha

While nine localities in Central, South and West Darfur battle a severe yellow fever outbreak, which has claimed at least 42 lives so far, North Darfur is seeing a spike in measles in the past week, according to More...

By Robert 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...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, September 17th, 2012

From Kabul to Beirut, the Muslim protests continue across the Middle East

Riots for outside US military base in Afghanistan and the US Embassy in Indonesia. U.S. Air Force photo by by Senior Airman Grovert Fuentes-Contreras Hundreds of protesters, claiming to be motivated by the insulting More...

By Robert On Friday, September 14th, 2012

Sudanese refugees facing hepatitis E outbreak, 16 killed

The South Sudan in the midst of government forces clashing with rebels, a mass influx of refugees are fleeing as fast as possible. Image/CIA Faced with unimaginable violence, the exodus has began, but with this More...

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