Yellow fever: a disease that has yet to be conquered.

@article{Barrett2007YellowFA,
  title={Yellow fever: a disease that has yet to be conquered.},
  author={Alan D. T. Barrett and Stephen Higgs},
  journal={Annual review of entomology},
  year={2007},
  volume={52},
  pages={
          209-29
        }
}
  • Alan D. T. Barrett, Stephen Higgs
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Annual review of entomology
  • Yellow fever virus (YFV) is the prototype member of the genus Flavivirus, a group of viruses that are transmitted between vertebrates by arthropod vectors. The virus is found in tropical regions of Africa and South America and is transmitted to primates by mosquitoes: Aedes spp. in Africa and Haemagogus and Sabethes spp. in South America. Despite the availability of an effective vaccine, yellow fever (YF) is considered a reemerging disease owing to its increased incidence in the past 25 years… CONTINUE READING

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