Notes from the Field: Adverse Events Following a Mass Yellow Fever Immunization Campaign — Kongo Central Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo, September 2016

CDC MORIBIDITY & MORTALITY REPORT | on Thu, Mar 30, 1:00 PM

On April 23, 2016, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Ministry of Health reported an outbreak of yellow fever. As of May 24, 2016, among 41 confirmed yellow fever cases, 31 (75.6%) had occurred in Kongo Central Province, in the western part of the country bordering Angola (1), where a large yellow outbreak had begun in December 2015. In response, during May 25–June 7, 2016, the DRC Ministry of Health administered approximately 240,000 doses of yellow fever vaccine to all persons aged ...

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