[The risk of yellow fever in travellers].

Abstract

Yellow fever is a tropical virus disease characterised by high fever, jaundice, heart and kidney failure, and haemorrhagic diathesis. The causative Flavivirus is endemic in parts of tropical Africa and South America and is transmitted among humans and primates by mosquitoes. The chance that an unvaccinated traveller to West Africa will die of yellow fever… (More)

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