Yellow fever

Common Name(s)

Yellow fever

Yellow fever is a viral infection spread by infected mosquitoes, common in South America and in sub-Saharan Africa. Once bitten, symptoms usually appear within 3 to 6 days, progressing in three stages. In stage 1, infection, symptoms include headaches, muscle and joint aches, fever, flushing, loss of appetite, vomiting, and jaundice. In stage 2, remission, fever and other symptoms go away. In stage 3, intoxication, problems with many organs occur, including heart, liver, and kidney failure, bleeding disorder, seizures, coma, and delirium. Yellow fever can cause severe damage leading to internal bleeding or death.

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The terms "Yellow fever" returned 442 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Yellow fever in Africa and South America, 2015.
 

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Journal: Wkly. Epidemiol. Rec.. 2016 Aug;91(32):381-8.

 

Last Updated: 12 Aug 2016

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Yellow Fever in Angola and Beyond--The Problem of Vaccine Supply and Demand.
 

Author(s): Alan D T Barrett

Journal: N. Engl. J. Med.. 2016 Jul;375(4):301-3.

 

Last Updated: 28 Jul 2016

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Yellow fever urban outbreak in Angola and the risk of extension.
 

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Journal: Wkly. Epidemiol. Rec.. 2016 Apr;91(14):186-92.

 

Last Updated: 8 Apr 2016

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The terms "Yellow fever" returned 17 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Guiding dengue vaccine development using knowledge gained from the success of the yellow fever vaccine.
 

Author(s): Huabin Liang, Min Lee, Xia Jin

Journal: Cell. Mol. Immunol.. 2016 Jan;13(1):36-46.

 

Flaviviruses comprise approximately 70 closely related RNA viruses. These include several mosquito-borne pathogens, such as yellow fever virus (YFV), dengue virus (DENV), and Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV), which can cause significant human diseases and thus are of great medical ...

Last Updated: 4 Jan 2016

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Live virus vaccines based on a yellow fever vaccine backbone: standardized template with key considerations for a risk/benefit assessment.
 

Author(s): Thomas P Monath, Stephen J Seligman, James S Robertson, Bruno Guy, Edward B Hayes, Richard C Condit, Jean Louis Excler, Lisa Marie Mac, Baevin Carbery, Robert T Chen,

Journal: Vaccine. 2015 Jan;33(1):62-72.

 

The Brighton Collaboration Viral Vector Vaccines Safety Working Group (V3SWG) was formed to evaluate the safety of live, recombinant viral vaccines incorporating genes from heterologous viruses inserted into the backbone of another virus (so-called "chimeric virus vaccines"). Many ...

Last Updated: 8 Dec 2014

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The yellow fever 17D virus as a platform for new live attenuated vaccines.
 

Author(s): Myrna C Bonaldo, PatrĂ­cia C Sequeira, Ricardo Galler

Journal: Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2014 ;10(5):1256-65.

 

The live-attenuated yellow fever 17D virus is one of the most outstanding human vaccines ever developed. It induces efficacious immune responses at a low production cost with a well-established manufacture process. These advantages make the YF17D virus attractive as a vector for the ...

Last Updated: 8 Oct 2014

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Human Immune Responses to The Yellow Fever Virus Vaccine
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Yellow Fever

 

Last Updated: 16 Aug 2016

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Immune Responses to Yellow Fever Vaccine
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Yellow Fever Vaccine

 

Last Updated: 16 Aug 2016

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Last Updated: 16 Aug 2016

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