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Zika May Be Scary, But a Yellow Fever Outbreak Is Underway and It’s Far More Deadly

by Mike Orcutt

Is yellow fever the next pandemic? The World Health Organization confirmed on Monday that recent cases in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are connected to an outbreak that began several months ago in Angola, the largest in that country in 30 years. Now some infectious disease researchers are worried that that low vaccination rates in Africa could make it hard to contain the disease.

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