Working together for eliminating yellow fever epidemics

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Zika, dengue fever and chikungunya), have raised the global risk of yellow fever. Two large yellow fever outbreaks- in Angola and the Democratic Republic of Congo are now under control but these are just warnings of bigger outbreaks to come if action is not taken. A coalition of partners working to stop yellow fever outbreaks met in Geneva on September 12 to develop a new strategy – Eliminating Yellow fever Epidemics (EYE).

This strategy aims to protect the populations most at risk, ensure a ready supply of yellow fever vaccine, build resilience in urban centres and prevent international spread. Watch the video to learn more.

Rafiuzzaman Sifat

Md. Rafiuzzaman Sifat, a CSE graduate turned into journalist, works at News Hour as a staff reporter. He has many years of experience in featured writing in different Bangladeshi newspapers. He is an active blogger, story writer and social network activist. He published a book named 'Se Amar Gopon' inEkushe boi mela Dhaka 2016. Sifat got a BSc. from Ahsanullah University of Science & Technology, Bangladesh. He also works as an Engineer at Bangla Trac Communications Ltd. As an avid traveler and a gourmet food aficionado, he is active in publishing restaurant reviews and cutting-edge articles about culinary culture.
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