Via O País, an April 21 report: Febre amarela mata 250.[Yellow fever kills 250] The edited Google translation:
The Ministry of Health is meeting with the Advisory Council until tomorrow, to analyze yellow fever in the country and study mechanisms and new actions to combat the epidemic.
The yellow fever outbreak in the country, according to the minister Luís Gomes Sambo, has killed 250 people since December 2015, out of a total of 1,975 reported cases. The minister admitted limitations on the acquisition of vaccines in the international market. "We have faced some limitations, including the availability of vaccine in the international market and have made efforts to ensure that the production process can be accelerated," he said.
He maintained that the meeting, which brings together the provincial directors of Health, should provide a more thorough analysis of the epidemiological situation and the level of implementation of the response plan formulated by the Executive, which aims to end this epidemic "as soon as possible." The minister stressed that confirmed cases have been identified in 12 of Angola's 18 provinces.
According to Sambo, the Angolan government is committed to finance the costs of vaccines, permitting six million people in Luanda to be vaccinated, representing a 91% coverage. In Huambo 464,300 people are now vaccinated and 627,000 others in Benguela, the minister said.