Yellow fever mass vaccination campaign begins in Darfur | Outbreak News | Virology and Bioinformatics from Virology.ca | Scoop.it

The 10-day mass vaccination campaign, designed to target 2.2 million people in 12 localities in Darfur, began Nov. 20, according to a World Health Organization Global Alert and Response Nov. 22.

The yellow fever outbreak, which has affected 26 localities in Darfur, has seen a total of 459 suspected cases including 116 deaths as of last Saturday.