Yellow Fever Outbreak in Africa Strains World Vaccine Stocks

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  • Disease is suspected to have spread from Angola outbreak
  • Emergency vaccination stockpile has been depleted twice

An outbreak of Yellow fever that began in Angola and spread to the Democratic Republic of Congo risks draining global stocks of the vaccine needed to prevent infections with the virus, which can lead to jaundice, abdominal pains and death, from spreading.

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