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Suspected Yellow Fever Cases Discovered In Grand Kru

-Health Authorities Plan Vaccination Campaign There Soon

By Esau J. Farr

Report from Grand Kru County in South Eastern Liberia speaks of the discovery of two suspected Yellow fever cases in that part of the country.

Health authorities in Liberia made the announcement last evening in Monrovia to journalists.

According to the National Public Health Institute of Liberia (NPHIL), specimens from people suspected of the virus have been taken and sent to its lab in Monrovia for technical and careful review.

Meanwhile, authorities of the NPHIL have announced that their trained practitioners are prepared to launch a Yellow fever vaccination campaign in the region from which the suspected cases come if they are confirmed.

The disclosure was made on the state-run Liberia Broadcasting System (LBS) in Monrovia.

Yellow Fever cases are said to have reduced in Liberia like Polio several years ago, but health authorities in Liberia continues to carry out surveillance  activities in ensuring that the environment is safe for all to live free of the viruses.

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