Disease outbreaks

Burundi launches Ebola vaccination campaign for health and front-line workers

14 August 2019 - On 13th August, the Ministry of Public Health and AIDS Control kicked off the vaccination campaign for front-line staff against Ebola. The campaign started at the Gatumba entry point at the Border with the Democratic Republic of Congo.

The Ebola vaccination campaign is part of Burundi's preparation for a possible case of Ebola. The campaign will be implemented under leadership of the Ministry of Public Health and AIDS Control, with the support of WHO. Financial support is provided by GAVI, the Vaccine Alliance.

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