5 days ago · 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.
6 days ago · Yellow fever is an acute viral hemorrhagic disease. Yellow fever may also refer to: The Yellow Fever, fan club for New Zealand football team Wellington Phoenix FC; Yellow Fever, a 1975 blues-rock album by Hot Tuna; Yellow Fever!, a 2006 Latin-electronica album by Señor Coconut (Uwe Schmidt) Yellow Fever, 1982 play by R. A. Shiomi
The Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1793 struck during the summer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where the highest fatalities in the United States were recorded.The disease probably was brought by refugees and mosquitoes on ships from Saint-Domingue.
Aug 04, 2020 · Yellow fever vaccine is a vaccine that protects against yellow fever. Yellow fever is a viral infection that occurs in Africa and South America. Most people begin to develop immunity within ten days and 99 percent are protected within one month of vaccination, and this appears to be lifelong.
3 days ago · Dengue fever virus (DENV) is an RNA virus of the family Flaviviridae; genus Flavivirus.Other members of the same genus include yellow fever virus, West Nile virus, Zika virus, St. Louis encephalitis virus, Japanese encephalitis virus, tick-borne encephalitis virus, Kyasanur forest disease virus, and Omsk hemorrhagic fever virus.
4 days ago · The term yellow fever is analogous to the term jungle fever, an offensive slang expression used for racial fetishism associated with Caucasian women whose sexual interests focus on black men. Other names used for those with an Asian fetish are rice kings, rice chasers and rice lovers.
Jul 24, 2020 · 1803: yellow fever - New York 1820 - 1823 : fever - United States spreading from the Schuylkill River 1831 - 1832 : Asiatic cholera - United States (brought by English immigrants)
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From Middle English fever, fevere, from Old English fefer, fefor (“fever”), from Latin febris (“a fever”), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰegʷʰ- (“to burn”). Replaced native Old English hriþ (“fever”). Compare also Saterland Frisian Fiewer,German Fieber, Danish feber, Swedish feber.(Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈfiːvə/(General American) IPA(key): /ˈfivɚ/Rhymes: -iːvə(ɹ)Hyphenation: fe‧ver
fever (countable and uncountable, plural fevers) 1. A higher than normal body temperature of a person (or, generally, a mammal), usually caused by disease. 1.1. "I have a fever. I think I've the flu." 2. (usually in combination with one or more preceding words) Any of various diseases. 2.1. scarlet fever 3. A state of excitement or anxiety. 3.1. c. 1602, William Shakespeare, “The Tragedie of Troylus and Cressida”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358, [Act I, scene ii]: 3.1.1. an envious fever 4. A group of stingrays.
fever (third-person singular simple present fevers, present participle fevering, simple past and past participle fevered) 1. To put into a fever; to affect with fever. 1.1. a feveredlip 1.1. c. 1606–1607, William Shakespeare, “The Tragedie of Anthonie and Cleopatra”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358, [Act III, scene xiii]: 1.1.1. the white hand of a lady feverthee 2. To become fevered.fever in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
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2 days ago · Coronavirus is a virus in the family Coronaviridae. They are enveloped viruses with a positive-sense RNA genome. They have a nucleocapsid of helical symmetry.The genome size of coronaviruses is about 26 to 32 kilobases, which is extraordinarily large for an RNA virus.