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GOARN Request for Assistance #2: Yellow Fever, Sudan

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Please find attached the latest situation report from the WHO Country Office. Additional information is posted on the WHO Disease outbreak news website (http://www.who.int/csr/don/2012_12_06/en/index.html) and the WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean (EMRO) website (http://www.emro.who.int/sdn/sudan-news/yellowfever-sudan-10december2012.html) […]

Epidemics of chronic diseases: the role of epidemiology

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Many countries are prepared to address epidemics of infectious diseases, because they have organizations, training programs, legislation and monitoring systems. Best known is probably the CDC in theUS, but many other countries in Asia, Europe, Latin America and theMiddle Easthave invested in a similar preparedness. The European Union has, for example, established a European CDC […]