You Give Me Fever

[Monrovia, Liberia; November 23. Image via Getty]

A young girl gets a yellow fever vaccine, on November 23, 2009 in Monrovia. The largest ever round of yellow fever vaccinations, for about 12 million people, was launched today in Liberia, Benin and Sierra Leone. Three million Liberians will be vacinated in the next ten days during a massive public health campaign sponsored by the World Health Organisation (WHO), UN Children's Fund (UNICEF), and others. About 30,000 people die every year from the viral disease, which is carried by mosquitoes. Its most virulent form can kill more than 50 percent of those infected. AFP PHOTO/ GLENNA GORDON (Photo credit should read GLENNA GORDON/AFP/Getty Images)


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