Assessing the yellow fever outbreak in Angola

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European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. Assessing the yellow fever outbreak in Angola – European Medical Corps mission undertaken in the framework of the European Union Civil Protection Mechanism, 10–20 May 2016. Stockholm: ECDC; 2016.

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A joint ECDC–European Commission mission team was sent to Angola to review the epidemiological situation of yellow fever in Angola, assess the implemented control measures, evaluate the risk of importation of yellow fever to the EU, assess the risk for EU citizens, and provide advice to the Angolan government and the European Commission. This report summarises the results of the mission.

The mission was initiated by the European Commission and ECDC in agreement with the Government of the Republic of Angola. The deployment of the expert team took place in the framework of the European Union Civil Protection Mechanism and employed the newly established European Medical Corps.