Malaria Deaths In Angola Rising Amid Yellow Fever Outbreak; WHO Urges Yellow Fever Vaccination For Travelers

Reuters: WHO says Angola yellow fever danger greatest in urban areas
“Travelers to Angola must be vaccinated against yellow fever and carry a valid certificate to prove it, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday, advising that people are at greatest risk in large urban areas including the capital Luanda…” (Nebehay, 4/26).

Reuters: Malaria deaths rising in Angola as health crisis spreads
“Deaths from malaria in Angola this year look set to outstrip 2015 as a health crisis that includes one of the country’s worst yellow fever outbreaks in decades spreads, the World Health Organization said…” (Coroado/Brock, 4/26).

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