Reemergence of yellow fever in Ethiopia after 50 years, 2013: epidemiological and entomological investigations

@article{Lilay2017ReemergenceOY,
  title={Reemergence of yellow fever in Ethiopia after 50 years, 2013: epidemiological and entomological investigations},
  author={Abrham Lilay and Negga Asamene and Abyot Bekele and Mesfin Mengesha and Milliyon Wendabeku and Israel G Tareke and Abiy Girmay and Yonas Wuletaw and Abate Adossa and Y. B{\^a} and A. Sall and D. Jima and D. Mengesha},
  journal={BMC Infectious Diseases},
  year={2017},
  volume={17}
}
BackgroundYellow Fever (YF) is a viral hemorrhagic disease transmitted by aedes mosquito species. Approximately, 200,000 cases and 30,000 deaths occur worldwide every year. In Ethiopia, the last outbreak was reported in 1966 with 2200 cases and 450 deaths. A number of cases with deaths from unknown febrile illness reported from South Ari district starting from November 2012. This investigation was conducted to identify the causative agent, source of the outbreak and recommend appropriate… Expand

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