Treating yellow fever patients in Angola

June 2016

Angola has reported close to 3000 suspected yellow fever cases. Despite extensive mass vaccination campaigns in several provinces, circulation of the virus persists.

While vaccination is the most important tool to contain the spread of the disease, rapid diagnosis and care of people infected with yellow fever is also vital to improve their chances of surviving the disease.

This photo story focuses on the diagnosis and care of yellow fever patients at 2 hospitals in Luanda, Angola.

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