The World Health Organization (WHO) is concerned yellow fever could spread to other states in the north and west because of low rates of vaccination and mosquito-friendly environments.
Authorities have confirmed 47 cases of yellow fever, and 25 deaths.
Brazil has had dozens of suspected deaths from yellow fever reported in an area with low vaccination coverage.
Four months have passed without a case of yellow fever related to the Angola and the Democratic Republic of the Congo outbreaks.
The World Health Organization head of pandemic and epidemic diseases reported that the outbreak was brought under control with a vaccination campaign.
Uganda and international agencies vaccinated 627,706 people through May and June this year.
The World Health Organization (WHO) convened an emergency committee to consider the status of the current yellow fever outbreak, and determined that the increase of the hemorrhagic fever appears to have slowed.
The World Health Organization's (WHO) emergency committee on yellow fever will meet on August 30 to review the current outbreaks in Democratic Republic of Congo and Angola.
The World Health Organization (WHO) needs to vaccinate more than 14 million people in 8,000+ locations in Congo's capital and along the border with Angola.
Citing the continued spread of yellow fever in the DRC, vaccine shortages, and the possible virus spread into the Republic of Congo, an immunologist at the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law calls on the World Health Organization (WHO) to reconvene the IHR Emergency Committee on Yellow Fever.