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Yellow fever: an emerging threat for Kenya and other east African countries.

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Yellow fever (YF) is a well known disease that had plagued the tropics relentlessly until an effective vaccine was developed. Although the yellow fever vaccine is relatively affordable and one dose protects for over ten years, its use has predominantly been for known endemic areas of the world and international travellers. Eastern and southern African states, have hitherto been free of epidemic yellow fever, hence routine YF vaccination is not a policy in these countries. The sudden emergence...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
Journal:
East African medical journal More from this journal
Volume:
73
Issue:
1
Pages:
10-12
Publication date:
1996-01-01
ISSN:
0012-835X
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:80230
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uuid:8c1ee1e5-f29c-4bed-bae4-39aafc421f3d
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pubs:80230
Source identifiers:
80230
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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