Emergencies preparedness, response

Yellow fever in Sudan - Update

11 June 2003

Disease Outbreak Reported

WHO is assisting in the containment of an outbreak of yellow fever in Torit County, southern Sudan. (See previous report.)

An emergency vaccine campaign has commenced in the affected areas of Torit County, and a wider campaign covering the whole county, and parts of the neighbouring counties of Budi and Magwi is being planned.