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Yellow Fever

Yumbe surpasses target for Yellow Fever vaccination...

The Ministry of Health set a target of 95% for all districts and Yumbe as a district set a 100% target of about 800,000 people both nationals and refugees...

Traders decry Yellow fever vaccine

The tax collector has received several complaints claiming that business has stalled because of the high cost of yellow fever vaccination.

One billion people in Africa to be vaccinated...

Yellow fever is an acute viral haemorrhagic disease transmitted by infected mosquitoes

Kagadi outbreak: ministry testing for Zika,...

The health ministry is working with the Kagadi district health team to monitor, review and manage all cases in isolation.

Animal disease in humans a threat

In 2000, hundreds of people in northern Uganda succumbed to Ebola before it re-emerged in 2012

Ministry of Health declares Uganda free...

By May this year a total of 65 cases of Yellow fever had been reported in the Greater Masaka districts and Rukungiri but only three people were confirmed...

WHO launches yellow fever vaccine campaign...

The campaign will aim to immunise 15.5 million people in the two countries by the end of August, Bruce Aylward, the WHO's chief on outbreaks and health...

Congo declares yellow fever epidemic

Citing some 2,500 suspected cases in Angola, the World Health Organization said last month that cases of the deadly disease had spread to neighbouring...

No new cases of yellow fever disease - Health...

The confirmed cases remain at seven like the ministry reported in April when the mosquito-borne disease causing hemorrhaging was first announced.

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