Humanitarian Health Action

The yellow fever outbreak in Angola and Democratic Republic of the Congo ends

Brazzaville, 14 February 2017 – The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) declared the end of the yellow fever outbreak in that country today following a similar announcement in Angola on 23 December 2016, bringing an end to the outbreak in both countries after no new confirmed cases were reported from both countries for the past six months.

Winning the war against yellow fever

Winning the war against yellow fever
WHO/D. Lourenco

25 November 2016 -- Four months have passed without a single case of yellow fever related to the outbreak in Angola and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, thanks to the joint response activities of national health authorities, local health workers, WHO and partners.

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