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Vaccine Shortage and Mosquito Borne Disease: Yellow Fiver Threats to Africa and China

Mosquito Borne disease: Managing the pandemic threat in Africa and in Brazil

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For much of the past year, the Zika virus has dominated the news cycle and commanded international attention. With the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro less than two weeks away, and two cases of the virus that could be unrelated to travel reported in Florida, that is unlikely to change any time soon.

But another mosquito-borne disease, yellow fever, is working its way (albeit more quietly) through the African nations of Angola and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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