Yellow Fever

Koryn Neely

How is Yellow Fever caused and transmitted?

Yellow Fever is caused by mosquitoes. Mosquitoes fly between people and monkeys, the animals with the disease the most, spreading Yellow Fever at a dangerously fast rate.
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What symptoms of Yellow Fever?

The symptoms of Yellow Fever are: liver and kidney failure, shivering, headache, back pain, stomachache, hot feet, yellow/flushed skin, yellow eyes, and throwing up vomit and blood.
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How can i prevent Yellow Fever?

You can prevent Yellow Fever by getting the vaccine. The vaccine comes in liquid form as a shot, and as powdered form for eating and drinking it.

Statistics of Yellow Fever

50% of people with Yellow fever die in 10-14 days.

When did Yellow Fever start?

Yellow Fever started in Brazil in 1942 and quickly spread to where Yellow Fever is today.

Where is Yellow Fever?

Yellow Fever can be found in south America in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Columbia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad, Tobago, and Venezuela.
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Where else could someone find Yellow Fever?

Yellow Fever can also be found in Africa in Angola, Benin, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Dem. Rep. Congo, Cote d`Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Serra Leon, Sudan, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Tanzania, and Somalia.
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Works Cited

Cefrey, Holly. Yellow Fever. New York: Rosen Pub. Group, 2002. Print.

Jurmain, Suzanne. The Secret of the Yellow Death: A True Story of Medical Sleuthing. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2009. Print.

McVicker, Luara. Yellow fever mosquito. Digital image. Web. 18 Dec. 2014.

"Yellow Fever." Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 13 Dec. 2011. Web. 04 Dec. 2014.

"Yellow Fever." Mayo Clinic. Mayo Clinic, 20 Aug. 2014. Web. 02 Dec. 2014.