[ NEWS ] Radio Miraya: National Ministry of Health is working with partners to introduce routine Yellow Fever vaccination for all children under the age of 9 months

REPOST from Radio Miraya


 

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This comes as an outbreak was declared in Sakure Nzara county in Gbudue state.

Otim Patrick Ramathan, a health emergencies officer with the World Health Organisation (WHO) says the Ministry plans to integrate the vaccine in national policy by 2020.

Dr. Otim says there is a global shortage of Yellow Fever vaccines but assures that WHO is working closely with authorities to stem the outbreak in Sakure Nzara county.

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