Yellow Fever by: monica martinez

Vector that carries this disease is only the female mosquito, Aedes aegypti, or most commonly known as the "yellow fever mosquito". The Aedes albopictus, or "tiger mosquito" can also be a vector for this disease. They do as any mosquito will and bite the infected person and then

To identify the viral infection there has to be a medical diagnosis, symptoms to lead this diagnosis include, fever, nausea, vomiting, muscle aches, and the most obvious; yellow skin and eyes. Some more severe cases, there can be some trouble in the liver, heart, or kidney. Those symptoms can be fatal to the infected person.

There is no specific treatment for Yellow Fever. It mostly depends on fluids called oral rehydration therapy. Keeping the symptoms in control and trying to minimize the complications.

30,000 are caused each and more than 90% occurs in Africa, some major countries of South America are also affected. To prevent the disease from spreading or getting to a person, they must take precautions such as.... GETTING VACCINATED!!

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