Archive: yellow fever

  • A Yellow Fever Epidemic: A New Global Health Emergency?

    WASHINGTON — Evidence is mounting that the current outbreak of yellow fever is becoming the latest global health emergency, say two Georgetown University professors who call on the World Health Organization to convene an emergency committee under the International Health Regulations. In addition, with frequent emerging epidemics, they call for the creation of a “standing emergency committee” to be prepared for future health emergencies.

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