Yellow fever has been around forever. It mostly started in the 1500-1600's when trade became a big deal. In 1793 there was a big deal of yellow fever, and many people thought it started then, but it didn't!
Answer: The Fever that broke out in 1793 was the 'yellow fever'. It was called such because many of the people who contracted the fever eyes would turn yellow. victims skin would also yellow as the liver would begin to shut down. a condition known as jaundice.