Congo Giving 10 Million Yellow-Fever Vaccines to Halt Outbreak

  • Campaign latest bid to halt disease that spread from Angola
  • More than 450 people have been killed by virus since December

A man gets a yellow fever vaccine during a ceremony launching a response campaign against yellow fever in the district of Kisenso, Kinshasa, on July 20, 2016.

Photographer : Eduardo Soteras/AFP via Getty Images

The Democratic Republic of Congo plans to vaccinate more than 10 million people against yellow fever in a further bid to halt an outbreak that spread from neighboring Angola and has killed more than 450 people since December.

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