Cameroon

Yellow Fever in the North region - DREF operation n° MDRCM013

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The North region of Cameroon has been facing renewed outbreak of yellow fever since October 2011. Government and their partners are planning to intensify epidemiological surveillance and conduct an immunization campaign to respond to the disease outbreak.

The immunization campaign is being organized by the Ministry of Public Health (MPH) and their partners, and is scheduled to take place from 23 to 26 January 2012. It will target 1,170,253 people age 9 months and older. In keeping with established immunization protocols, younger children and pregnant mothers will be excluded.