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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 Yellow fever is a potentially fatal viral infection thats transmitted by mosquitoes in tropical regions. In mild cases the symptoms are similar to influenza, but serious cases develop a high temperature, internal bleeding, kidney failure and meningitis. Yellow fever will also lead to hepatitis, which is the reason for the yellowing of the skin (jaundice) and the name of the disease. Although cases in the U.S. are rare, 200,000 cases globally, 90% of occurring in Africa 30,000 Deaths Each Year The Yellow Fever The Yellow Plauge Spread By Mosquitoes The Yellow Fever Virus Transmission: After transmission, the virurs can then be transported around the body, developing cells in the liver, kidney and blood vessels Discription Development: The Stages of Yellow Fever -Incubation phase 3-6 days -Acute Phase Attack The number of yellow fever cases has increased over the past two decades due to declining population immunity to infection, deforestation, urbanization, population movements and climate change. Fever, headache, muscle aches, light sensitivity, nausea, loss of appetite, dizziness, yellow/red eyes, Acute Phase Signs and Symptoms Diagnosis The disease is difficult to diagnose during the earlier stages,but to confirm diagnosis, the patient must take a blood test to identify yellow fever antibodies There is no cure for yellow fever,but it can be prevented. The vaccine consists of a live attenuated yellow fever virus The vaccine was createdby Max Theiler in 1937, and was distributed commercially in the 1950's. Vaccine Making The Yellow Fever Vaccine The yellow fever vaccine is made by growing yellow fever virus in eggs. By growing the virus in eggs over and over again, it is weakened; therefore, when this "live, weakened" virus is injected, a protective immune response develops without causing illness. Gabriella GarciaYsaguirrePathophysiology
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