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Port Health vaccinates 2,820 travellers for yellow fever

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The Port Health Office at Tema Harbour vaccinated a total of 2,820 travellers against yellow fever in 2020. The statistics, which included 18 foreigners,...
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Yellow fever outbreak kills 76 in Nigeria

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A yellow fever outbreak has killed 76 in three states in Nigeria for the first 10-day period of November, local health officials said Friday. A...
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GHS launches Yellow Fever Vaccination Campaign in Central Region

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The Central Regional Office of the Ghana Health Service (GHS) on Thursday launched the Yellow Fever Vaccination Campaign at the Elmina Polyclinic in the...
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Bono East Region targets to vaccinate 170,957 against yellow fever

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The Bono East Regional Directorate of Health has targeted to immunize 170,957 people against yellow fever by the close of the year, Dr Fred...
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GHS to vaccinate residents of 10 Districts against yellow fever in UE

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The Ghana Health Service (GHS) in the Upper East Region targets to vaccinate a total of 538,842 residents across 10 Districts in the Region...
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Yellow fever outbreak kills 8 in Nigeria

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An outbreak of yellow fever has killed eight people in northeastern Nigeria, local health officials confirmed late Monday. Rilwanu Mohammed, head of...
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Over 440,000 expected to be vaccinated against Yellow Fever in Ashanti

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The Ashanti Regional Health Directorate is targeting to vaccinate 440,981 residents in five districts against Yellow Fever as it prepares to roll out the...
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Yellow fever outbreak kills 22 in south Nigeria

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An outbreak of yellow fever in Nigeria's southern Delta State has so far claimed 22 lives, health authorities said here on Friday. The yellow fever...
Photo taken on Jan. 22, 2020 shows an exterior view of the headquarters of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland. The WHO on Wednesday night extended to Thursday its emergency talks on whether the novel coronavirus outbreak in China constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). (Xinhua/Liu Qu)

Nigeria resumes yellow fever vaccination campaign amid COVID-19 outbreak

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Nigeria has resumed yellow fever vaccination with safety measures against COVID-19, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). While combating multiple...
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WHO declares yellow fever outbreak in South Sudan

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The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared an outbreak of yellow fever in the southern part of South Sudan. The UN health...
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African experts discuss combating yellow fever epidemic in Uganda

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Health experts from 17 African countries met here Wednesday to discuss strategies to eliminate yellow fever epidemic on the continent. Ruth Aceng,...
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Uganda confirms yellow fever outbreak, three dead

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Ugandan health minister Ruth Aceng on Friday confirmed that three people have been killed in a yellow fever outbreak in the midwestern and northwestern...

WAHO leveraging on technology to curb infectious disease outbreaks.

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The 15 member states of the West African Health Organisation (WAHO), Nigeria among them, are leveraging on technology that will help them prevent...
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Ghana targets 5 million people in yellow fever vaccination campaign

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Ghana on Wednesday began a sub-national campaign to vaccinate over 5 million people against yellow fever. The seven-day campaign targets people between ages 10 and...
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Nigeria: Investigations underway for suspected yellow fever outbreak

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Nigerian health authorities have launched an investigation into a suspected yellow fever outbreak in the southern state of Edo, according to an official on...

Western Region: Yellow Fever vaccination takes off in five districts

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The Western Regional Health Directorate in collaboration with the Ministry of Health has made the necessary preparations to vaccine 294,809 targeted people in five...
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Ghana At Point Of Eliminating Neglected Tropical Diseases

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Ghana has made significant strides and reached stages for the elimination of neglected tropical diseases, Dr Badu Sarkodie, the Director, Public Health Division of...
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Stakeholders In Health Charged To Walk The Talk

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Dr Emmanuel Arhin, Head of Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Development Studies, Navrongo has called for an interdisciplinary research approach to...
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Yellow fever death toll surpasses 200 in Brazil

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The death toll caused by yellow fever in Brazil has surpassed 200, mainly in the southeastern states, said the Brazilian government on Friday. ...

Yellow fever “technically under control” in Brazil – Ricardo Barros

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Brazilian Health Minister Ricardo Barros said Thursday that the outbreak of yellow fever in the country is "technically under control" within World Health...
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Meningitis Under High Surveillance In Upper West Region

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Three districts in the Upper West Region recorded meningitis cases last year. The Nadowli-kaleo, Jirapa and Nandom Districts by virtue of the geographical location in...
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Health Director wants All Babies Vaccinated

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Mrs. Eva Aryee, the Sunyani West District Director of Health, said vaccinating children below one-and-a-half years against tuberculosis, polio, hepatitis ‘B”, tetanus, measles, pnemoccocal...

GHS Puts In Measures To Address Outbreak Of Yellow Fever

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Three cases had so far been reported in three separate communities in the area. The patients – two young women and an elderly man,...
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Four cases of yellow fever reported in Ghana

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A total of four cases with no deaths have been reported, the GHS said in a release on Saturday signed by its Director-General Dr...

WHO puts concerns of yellow fever on a high

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An Emergency Committee regarding yellow fever was convened by WHO director-general under the International Health Regulations (2005) by teleconference on Thursday. WHO Secretariat briefed the...
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Yellow fever panic under control in Angola

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"The yellow fever, which had panicked the country since last December was apparently under control after massive vaccination campaigns were conducted in the capital...

Chinese medical team in Angola gives yellow fever vaccination

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The team, sent by China's State General Administration for Quality Supervision and Inspection and Quarantine, conducted physical checks over 200 Chinese in the clinic...

3 die from Yellow fever outbreak in Ghana

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Twelve more people are said to be suffering from the disease in the area, some 657 km north of the national capital. The Ministry...
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Adopt new strategies to fight Ebola

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Mr Eric Opoku, Brong Ahafo Regional Minister has called for home grown strategies to mobilize the population for action against any outbreak of the...