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Yellow Fever: Ethiopia

The World Health organization has confirmed 6 human cases of yellow fever in Ethiopia.  The 6 laboratory-confirmed cases were reported from South Omo, Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples’ region.

The Ministry of Health of Ethiopia has scheduled an emergency mass-vaccination campaign for June 10,2013 in response to the 6 yellow fever cases.

Yellow fever vaccination is recommended for all travellers over 9 months.

What is yellow fever?  For insect precautions please see our page: Protection against insect bites.

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