3 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 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.
Jul 30, 2020 · Spanish colonists recorded an outbreak in 1648 on the Yucatán Peninsula of Mexico that may have been yellow fever. The illness was called xekik (black vomit) by the Maya . At least 25 major outbreaks followed in North America, such as in 1793 in Philadelphia , where several thousand people died, more than nine percent of the total population.
Jul 31, 2020 · Pages in category "Deaths from yellow fever" The following 132 pages are in this category, out of 132 total. This list may not reflect recent changes ().
3 days ago · Q fever or query fever is a disease caused by infection with Coxiella burnetii, a bacterium that affects humans and other animals. This organism is uncommon, but may be found in cattle, sheep, goats, and other domestic mammals, including cats and dogs.
- Query fever, coxiellosis
- acute, chronic
- Contact with livestock, male gender
- Infectious disease
Yellow fever has been a source of several devastating epidemics. Cities as far north as New York, Philadelphia, and Boston were hit with epidemics. In 1793, one of the largest yellow fever epidemics in U.S. history killed as many as 5,000 people in Philadelphia—roughly 10% of the population.
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)
Jul 28, 2020 · yellow fever (American strains) ... Animals, and Disease between the Old and New Worlds in the Encyclopedia of Earth by Alfred W. Crosby This page was last changed on ...
Aug 02, 2020 · 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.
Jul 19, 2020 · To put into a fever; to affect with fever. a fevered lip 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 ...