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Yellow fever (also called yellow jack, black vomit or vomito negro in Spanish, or sometimes American Plague) is an acute viral disease. It is an important cause of hemorrhagic illness in many African and South American countries despite existence of an effective vaccine. The yellow in the disease name refers to the jaundice that affects some patients. Yellow fever has been a source of several devastating epidemics. Copyright Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License. See for details. Source: Wikipedia, Yellow fever virus (Wikipedia)

The type species of the Flavivirus genus. Principal vector transmission to humans is by Aedes spp. Mosquitoes. Source: National Library of Medicine, MeSH 2006

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Yellow fever virus
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zh-CN Chinese (China) 黄热病病毒
Synonyms: YFV;黄热病毒
fr-CA French (Canada) Virus de la fièvre jaune
et-EE Estonian (Estonia) Kollapalaviku viirus
es-ES Spanish (Spain) Virus de la fiebre amarilla
it-IT Italian (Italy) Febbre gialla, virus
Synonyms: Virus della febbre gialla
tr-TR Turkish (Turkey) Sarı humma virüsü
ru-RU Russian (Russian Federation) Жёлтая лихорадка вирус
Synonyms: Жёлтой лихорадки вирус
nl-NL Dutch (Netherlands) gelekoortsvirus
fr-BE French (Belgium) Virus de la fièvre jaune
pl-PL Polish (Poland) Wirus żółtej gorączki