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Sprays preventing spread of mosquito bites , housing in netted areas
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What are the symptoms of yellow fever?

Symptoms . Arrhythmias, heart dysfunction . Bleeding (may progress to hemorrhage) . Coma . Decreased urination . Delirium . Fever . Headache . Jaundice . Muscle aches (myalgia) . Red eyes, face, tongue . Seizures . Vomiting . Vomiting blood

How can you prevent yellow fever?

You prevent yellow fever by preventing people from being bitten by an infected mosquito. You can do this to a degree by use of mosquito netting, mosquito repellent, etc. Historically, it was most effectively done by eliminating mosquito breeding ponds, thus reducing or eliminating the population of (MORE)

How do you get Yellow Fever?

You get yellow fever from the bite of an infected female mosquito. The mosquito injects the yellow fever virus into the bite. It was most common in the 1850s-1950s. After mid-20th century, the availability of effective pesticides and of a vaccine greatly reduced the incidence of Yellow Fever.

Who had Yellow Fever?

anyone who isn't immune to yellow fever or hasn't received a vaccination is susceptible to yellow fever if bitten by a mosquito that has bitten a monkey or person carrying the virus. there was a massive yellow fever epidemic in 1793 in Philadelphia where over 5,000 people died and were thrown into d (MORE)

How is yellow fever contracted or spread?

Yellow Fever, also know as Yellow Jack or Yellow Plague, is spreadby female mosquitoes. It can only be caught by humans, otherprimates, and certain species of mosquitoes.

What cures yellow fever?

There is no cure for yellow fever. You either die or survive by drinking enough fluids that you do not go into shock.

How can yellow fever be spread?

\n. \nyellow fever is spread through mosquitos. mosquito bites infected person or monkey, then bits another person and that person has contracted virus.

What does yellow fever do?

Yellow Fever begins with a severe headache, sensitivity to light and a sense of apprehension (that something bad is going to happen). Then the fever begins and terrible body aches set in along with extreme dizziness. The victim then begins to vomit black blood uncontrollably. The tongue swells and t (MORE)

Where does yellow fever come from?

yellow fever originates from Africa in monkeys. the virus is transmitted to people when a monkey carrying the virus is bitten by a female mosquito and that mosquito bites a person, transferring the virus over. the virus can not be spread from person to person by germs. only by mosquitos or something (MORE)

How do mosquitoes get infected with yellow fever?

Panama Canal originally Africa. monkeys there were carrying the disease. mosquito bit the monkey and thus a carrier. mosquitos traveled on boats to the Americas. mosquito bit a person and thus introduced into the population. the panama canal was one incident. other incidents like the Memphis epide (MORE)

How do mosquitoes get yellow fever?

Mosquitoes feed on infected humans, or on primates (monkeys) which are less affected but are carriers. The mosquitoes carry the bacteria to others. Where there are no infected individuals, the disease does not exist (as in Asia). However, it is endemic in tropical areas of Africa and South America.

Where can you get yellow fever injection in India?

Here is the list of Government health centers in India Updated list of Government Yellow Fever Vaccination Centers withContact Information List of Yellow Fever Vaccination Centres (APHO - Airport Health Organization, PHO - Port Health Orgnization) 1. APHO, New Delhi - Tuesday & Thursday - 2:00 PM (MORE)

Where to get the yellow fever vaccine in Bangalore?

YELLOW FEVER VACCINATION . Below are the addresses and the procedure for yellow fever vaccination. . The following countries are regarded as yellow fever endemic : Africa : Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire) (MORE)

What type of germ is yellow fever?

Yellow fever is a disease spread by the bite of a female mosquito.The virus that causes Yellow Fever is an RNA virus of the genusFlavivirus.

Is yellow fever preventable?

Yellow Fever is spread by mosquitos, so the best way to prevent infection is to prevent mosquito bites. Wear long sleeves and long pants, avoid being outside in mosquito infested areas in the morning and evening when mosquitos are most active, use mosquito netting at night when there are not screens (MORE)

Does your skin turn yellow when you have yellow fever?

Yellow fever is associated with toxic hepatic necrosis, which means that liver damage occurs. This causes a build up of bilirubin in a patients body, which gives skin/eyes a yellow appearance, known as jaundice or icterus.

What are the symptoms of dengue fever and yellow fever?

If you catch yellow fever, you get a sudden fever and headache. If the yellow fever turns into a bad case, you then become extremely tired and get bleeding into the skin, slow heartbeat, back pains, and vomiting. About half the people who get bad cases die. Typically, people infected with dengue v (MORE)

Why is yellow fever called yellow fever?

Yellow fever has that name because about 15% of the cases progress to a toxic phase including liver damage and jaundice. Jaundice causes the skin to turn yellow, hence the name.

What did Benjamin rush have to do with yellow fever?

Benjamin Rush was a doctor who was trusted to help cure the yellow fever. his treatments ended up killing most of his patients. he used bloodletting, taking half of the blood from your body. if that didn't work, he tried to have the patient purge the disease.

What did Benjamin rush have to do with the yellow fever?

Benjamin Rush was a great and selfless man who actually treated patients with yellow fever in 1793. He was a physician who lived in Philadelphia. When the there was a yellow fever epidemic in Philadelphia he worked tirelessly to care for patients and to prevent spread of the disease. He also kept de (MORE)

What does yellow fever damage?

Transmitted by mosquitoes, yellow fever is a tropical viral disease that damages the liver and kidneys by causing fever and jaundice. Yellow fever is often fatal.

Is yellow fever in the US?

From CDC.gov website: Why is yellow fever not found in the United States presently? Has it not occurred in the past? The last yellow fever epidemic in the United States occurred in New Orleans in 1905. Yellow fever is primarily transmitted by Aedes aegypti mosquitoes. This particular type (MORE)

What countries will you get yellow fever?

The number of countries in which a person (and some other animals) can get Yellow Fever is increasing. To find out if there is an exposure risk in a country or region of a country, check the CIA Report for the country in question

What causes Yellow fever and dengue fever?

Yellow Fever and Dengue fever are caused by viruses in the Flavivirus family. They are related but they are very different. Dengue viruses are transmitted by mosquitoes from infected people to healthy people. Yellow fever virus is also transmitted by mosquitoes from sick people to healthy people but (MORE)

Where to get the yellow fever vaccine in gurgaon?

No where in gurgaon only in Delhi at following places DELHI Yellow Fever Vaccination Centre Airport Authority of India Quarters T1 Building Near Mahipalpur Fly Over Ph : 011 - 2565 2129 Timings = 2-4PM (Registrations from 10AM, best to register early asit's only done in batches of 10..) Day = Tu (MORE)

What was the cause of the yellow fever- 1793?

yellow fever is caused by disease carrying mosquitoes called Coquillettidia fuscopennata there are shots you can get to prevent yellow fever in your body but they had not invented it in 1793

Why isYellow fever called Yellow fever?

It can be called yellow fever because your eyes could turn yellow where it is usually white. Also, it could be called yellow fever because your skin turns pale yellow.

What is the prognosis for patients of yellow fever?

Five to ten percent of all diagnosed cases of yellow fever are fatal. Jaundice occurring during a yellow fever infection is an extremely grave predictor. Twenty to fifty percent of these patients die of the infection

How is yellow fever vaccine made?

first they take the blue fever and red fever to make the purple fever where they take a sample a cow urine to give it the yellow color and before u know it...your natural green feces will not b yellow

What is the provenance of yellow fever?

It is thought that the disease originated in Africa and spread to the Americas in the 17th and 18th centuries through trading ships. The flavivirus that causes yellow fever was first identified in 1928

How is yellow fever passed along?

the virus responsible for yellow fever requires an intermediate vector, a mosquito, which carries the virus from one host to another.

Where to get yellow fever vaccine in trivandrum?

Only at Port Trust Hospital, Kochi. Port Trust hospitals are the authorised people for giving the Stamaril vaccine and the yellow card. There are other hospitals in tvm where u can get the vaccination, but they may not give u the yellow card.

What does diagnosis of yellow fever entail?

the examination of blood by various techniques in order to demonstrate either yellow fever viral antigens (the part of the virus that stimulates the patient's immune system to respond) or specific antibodies

How Does Yellow Fever Kill?

It affects the heart, kidneys, glands, liver, adrenal glands. When the liver is damaged, there is interference in the blood-clotting, which causes major problems in the body... this is how it kills

How easily can yellow fever spread?

The disease is not spread directly from person to person.It is spread by the bite of an infective Aedes Aegypti Mosquito.A Mosquito the bites a person with yellow fever within the first the first five days of illness may transmit the disease to other people it bites later.

What will you do when you have yellow fever?

Yellow Fever begins with a severe headache, sensitivity to light and a sense of apprehension (that something bad is going to happen). Then the fever begins and terrible body aches set in along with extreme dizziness. The victim then begins to vomit black blood uncontrollably. The tongue swells and t (MORE)

What year did yellow fever appear?

It has always been prevalent in tropical areas. There was an epidemic in the US in 1793. Currently, vaccines are available before traveling to areas where it still exists.

How you can get yellow fever?

Yellow fever virus is mainly transmitted through the bite of theyellow fever mosquito Aedes aegypti, but other mostly Aedesmosquitoes such as the tiger mosquito (Aedes albopictus) can alsoserve as a vector for this virus. Like other arboviruses which aretransmitted by mosquitoes, the yellow fever vi (MORE)

Is there a pill for yellow fever and typhoid?

There is no single pill to cure typhoid and yellow fever. You havea pill to cure typhoid but no pill to cure the yellow fever. Yellowfever is a viral infection and there is no specific pill for thesame.

When was yellow fever the most prevalent?

Yellow Fever has been seen as a dangerous disease from as far back as the 17th century. It was probably at its most prevalent in the 19th century with a major epidemic. It is still reckoned to effect up to 200,000 people a year today even with vaccinations.