News of the WeekInfectious Disease

Resurgence of Yellow Fever in Africa Prompts a Counterattack

See allHide authors and affiliations

Science  25 May 2007:
Vol. 316, Issue 5828, pp. 1109
DOI: 10.1126/science.316.5828.1109

You are currently viewing the summary.

View Full Text

Log in to view the full text

Log in through your institution

Log in through your institution


Experts tracking the resurgence of yellow fever across Africa worry about one scenario in particular: simultaneous outbreaks in several of the continent's teeming megacities. In response, a major initiative to protect the populations at highest risk was announced at the World Health Assembly last week.