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Vaccine Apathy Fuels Yellow Fever Outbreak in Nigeria


Vaccine Apathy Fuels Yellow Fever Outbreak in Nigeria
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More than 170 people have died from yellow fever outbreaks in Nigeria this year, despite vaccines being available since 2004. A preference among some Nigerians for traditional, herbal medicine is part of the problem. But experts say apathy to vaccines in rural areas is the biggest challenge, as Ifiok Ettang reports from Bauchi, Nigeria.

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