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  1. Yellow fever - Wikipedia

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    Yellow fever is caused by yellow fever virus, an enveloped RNA virus 40–50 nm in width, the type species and namesake of the family Flaviviridae. It was the first illness shown to be transmissible by filtered human serum and transmitted by mosquitoes, by Walter Reed around 1900.

  2. Yellow fever is a very rare cause of illness in U.S. travelers. Illness ranges from a fever with aches and pains to severe liver disease with bleeding and yellowing skin (jaundice). Yellow fever infection is diagnosed based on laboratory testing, a person’s symptoms, and travel history. There is no medicine to treat or cure infection.

  3. Yellow fever - WHO

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    Yellow fever is an acute viral haemorrhagic disease transmitted by infected mosquitoes. The "yellow" in the name refers to the jaundice that affects some patients. Symptoms of yellow fever include fever, headache, jaundice, muscle pain, nausea, vomiting and fatigue.

  4. Yellow Fever: Symptoms and Treatment - WebMD

    www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/yellow-fever

    Yellow fever is a viral infection transmitted by a bite from infected mosquitoes most commonly found in parts of South America and Africa. When transmitted to humans, the yellow fever virus can ...

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  5. Yellow Fever Vaccine Access. Sanofi Pasteur, the manufacturer of the only yellow fever vaccine (YF-Vax) licensed in the United States, expects to provide an update on the return to supply of YF-Vax by the second quarter of 2020.

  6. yellow fever | Cause, Symptoms, & Treatment | Britannica

    www.britannica.com/science/yellow-fever

    Yellow fever, acute infectious disease characterized by fever, headache, backache, nausea, and vomiting. The skin and eyes may appear yellow, a condition known as jaundice, giving rise to the disease’s popular name. Yellow fever is caused by a flavivirus. Learn more about its transmission, treatment, and history.

  7. Yellow fever - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic

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    Yellow fever is a viral infection spread by a particular type of mosquito. The infection is most common in areas of Africa and South America, affecting travelers to and residents of those areas. In mild cases, yellow fever causes a fever, headache, nausea and vomiting.

  8. Yellow Fever | Disease Directory | Travelers' Health | CDC

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    Yellow fever is a disease caused by a virus that is spread through mosquito bites. Symptoms take 3–6 days to develop and include fever, chills, headache, backache, and muscle aches. About 15% of people who get yellow fever develop serious illness that can lead to bleeding, shock, organ failure, and sometimes death.

  9. Yellow Fever Symptoms, Vaccine, Treatment & History

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    Yellow fever is an acute viral infectious disease transmitted to humans through the bite of infected mosquitoes. Though many cases of yellow fever are mild and self-limiting, yellow fever can also be a life-threatening disease causing hemorrhagic fever and hepatitis (hence the term "yellow" from the jaundice it can cause).

  10. Yellow Fever: Causes, Symptoms & Diagnosis

    www.healthline.com/health/yellow-fever

    Yellow fever is a serious, potentially deadly flu-like disease spread by mosquitoes. It’s characterized by a high fever and jaundice. Jaundice is yellowing of the skin and eyes, which is why ...

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