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Improving the Ability to Test for Yellow Fever: A Low-Cost, Country-Led Intervention in Nigeria

November 23, 2021

Improving the Ability to Test for Yellow Fever: A Low-Cost, Country-Led Intervention in Nigeria

Our team worked with a coalition including the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention, Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance and the World Health Organization to improve Nigeria’s ability to test for yellow fever. Time to confirm yellow fever used to be over 30 days. Through systems strengthening, time to confirm fell to within 24 hours.