Histoire de la Medecine

  title={Histoire de la Medecine},
  author={Olivier Faure and Pierre Macherey and Jean Th{\'e}odorid{\'e}s and F. Touati},
  journal={Annals of Medical History},
  pages={105 - 106}
In the early 20th century, when it was discovered that the yellow fever virus was transmitted in its urban cycle by Aedes aegypti, measures of control were introduced leading to its disappearance. Progressive neglect of the disease, however, led to a new outbreak in 1927 during which the etio logical agent was isolated; some years later a vaccine was discovered and yellow fever disappeared again. In the 1960s, rare cases of encephalitis were observed in young children after vaccination and the… Expand

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