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Tue, 04 Jul 2017 10:22 - Updated Tue, 04 Jul 2017 10:22

Huila: Over 8000 people vaccinated against yellow fever

Matala - Over 8000 people were vaccinated against yellow fever during a campaign held in the last fifteen days in Mulondo commune, Matala Municipality of the southern Huila Province.

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vaccination campaign against yellow fever

Photo: Diniz Simão

According to the chief nurse of the Mulondo health centre, João Pintal Gonçalves, the vaccination campaign covered adults and children, representing 82 per cent of the predicted target.

Yellow fever is a dangerous infectious disease caused by a virus transmitted by mosquitoes.  

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