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Yellow fever virus

Suspect's description,aliases,and Crime

The Yellow fever virus is a RNA virus, it's scientific name is Flavivrus but it is most commonly known as Yellow fever. Yellow fever's shape is a sphere shape or coccus. Other aliases besides Yellow fiver include, "yellow jack, black vomit, and vomito negro, in Spanish"
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M.O.

"The flavivirous causes Yellow fever, and it's transmitted when an infected mosquitoes bites you. Mosquitoes become infected with the virus when they bite an infected human or monkey. The disease cannot be spread from one person to another. After being transmitted into the body by the mosquitoes the Yellow fever can lie dormant within the body during an incubation period of three to six days. After the incubation period Yellow fever grows intracellularly inside the host cell, where components of the immune system cannot reach them. Another virulence mechanism that contributes to this disease process is that the Yellow fever virus can gain access to cells because they have attachment sites for receptors located on their target cells. In this case the virulence factor for Yellow fever is the FC receptor binding spot where a "Non-neutralizing" antibody has been shown to enhance the alpha and flaviviruses by promoting their binding to FC receptors."
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Victims and Hide out

  1. Humans and monkeys are the most common victims of Yellow fever.
  2. The hide out of yellow fever is in the liver cells
  3. The infection is most common in areas of Africa and South America.

Injury claim

Yellow fever causes many symptoms or "injury claims" including

  • fever
  • chills
  • severe headache
  • back pain
  • general body aches
  • nausea and vomiting
  • and weakness

Crime Stoppers

Prevention-Getting the Yellow fever vaccine before traveling to an area in which the virus is known to exist can protect you from the disease. Vaccination is the only way to prevent Yellow fever.

Treatments-No specific treatments have been found for Yellow fever. If you get Yellow fever all you can do is treat the symptoms. Rest, drinking lots of fluids, taking pain medications, and fever reducing medications can help relieve your symptoms of fever and aching.