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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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Yellow fever" returned 441 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Addressing a Yellow Fever Vaccine Shortage - United States, 2016-2017.
 

Author(s): Mark D Gershman, Kristina M Angelo, Julian Ritchey, David P Greenberg, Riyadh D Muhammad, Gary Brunette, Martin S Cetron, Mark J Sotir

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Recent manufacturing problems resulted in a shortage of the only U.S.-licensed yellow fever vaccine. This shortage is expected to lead to a complete depletion of yellow fever vaccine available for the immunization of U.S. travelers by mid-2017. CDC, the Food and Drug Administration ...

Last Updated: 4 May 2017

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Last Updated: 21 Apr 2017

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The terms "Yellow fever" returned 18 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Yellow fever vaccine-associated viscerotropic disease: current perspectives.
 

Author(s): Roger E Thomas

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To assess those published cases of yellow fever (YF) vaccine-associated viscerotropic disease that meet the Brighton Collaboration criteria and to assess the safety of YF vaccine with respect to viscerotropic disease.

Last Updated: 27 Oct 2016

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Yellow fever cases in Asia: primed for an epidemic.
 

Author(s): Sean Wasserman, Paul Anantharajah Tambyah, Poh Lian Lim

Journal: Int. J. Infect. Dis.. 2016 Jul;48():98-103.

 

There is currently an emerging outbreak of yellow fever in Angola. Cases in infected travellers have been reported in a number of other African countries, as well as in China, representing the first ever documented cases of yellow fever in Asia. There is a large Chinese workforce ...

Last Updated: 19 Jun 2016

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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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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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Human Immune Responses to The Yellow Fever Virus Vaccine
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Yellow Fever

 

Last Updated: 16 Aug 2016

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