An epidemic that erupted in December has caused 1,975 suspected
cases and killed 258 people since December, the WHO said in a
statement. A nationwide vaccination program that began in February
has reached 7 million people, it said.
"Cases of yellow fever linked to this outbreak have been detected in
other countries of Africa and Asia. We are particularly concerned
that large urban areas are at risk and we strongly urge all
travelers to Angola to ensure they are vaccinated against yellow
fever and carry a valid certificate," WHO director-general Margaret
(Reporting by Stephanie Nebehay; Editing by Dominic Evans)
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