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WHO emergency committee on yellow fever to meet on August 30

 

GENEVA: The World Health Organization’s (WHO) emergency committee on deadly yellow fever will meet on Aug. 30 to review outbreaks in Democratic Republic of Congo and Angola, a spokesman said on Tuesday, as a major vaccination campaigns continues.

Addressing a United Nations media briefing, Tarik Jasarevic said WHO Director-General Margaret Chan had asked the independent experts to meet and analyze the situation and response to the outbreak.

(Reporting by Stephanie Nebehay; Writing by Joshua Franklin; Editing by Michael Shields)

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