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Lunda Norte is yellow fever-free - authorities

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Dundo - Northeastern Lunda Norte province is free from any case of yellow fever.

The information was released in Dundo city by the head of the Department of Public Health and Control of Endemic Diseases, Ernesto Francisco.

Speaking at a meeting on "measures to prevent and combat yellow fever", with primary school students of Chitato municipality, the director tranquilised the local people concerning the spread of the disease in the province.

Ernesto Francisco said that although Lunda Norte province has not registered a case of yellow fever, the health authorities are carrying out awareness campaigns to inform the people about the early signs and symptoms of the disease.