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LP17143-6   Yellow fever virus
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 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ for details. Source: Wikipedia, Yellow fever virus (Wikipedia)

LP17143-6   Yellow fever virus
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-CNChinese (China)
Synonyms: YFV;黄热病毒
nl-NLDutch (Netherlands)
et-EEEstonian (Estonia)
Kollapalaviku viirus
fr-BEFrench (Belgium)
Virus de la fièvre jaune
fr-CAFrench (Canada)
Virus de la fièvre jaune
it-ITItalian (Italy)
Febbre gialla, virus
Synonyms: Virus della febbre gialla
ru-RURussian (Russian Federation)
Жёлтая лихорадка вирус
Synonyms: Жёлтой лихорадки вирус
es-ESSpanish (Spain)
Virus de la fiebre amarilla
Synonyms: Жёлтой лихорадки вирус
tr-TRTurkish (Turkey)
Sarı humma virüsü