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Yellow Fever Virus

Entry terms: Flavivirus febricis, YFV (Yellow fever virus)

Yellow fever is an acute infectious disease primarily of the tropics, caused by a virus and transmitted to man by mosquitoes of the genera Aedes and Haemagogus. The severe form is characterized by fever, hemolytic jaundice, and renal damage.


Yellow Fever Mosquito Aedes aegypti (Linnaeus) (Insecta: Diptera: Culicidae)

IN792/EENY-434 by Catherine Zettel and Phillip KaufmanJune 17, 2022The Featured Creatures collection provides in-depth profiles of insects, nematodes, arachnids and other organisms relevant to Florida. These profiles are intended for the use of interested laypersons with some knowledge of biology as well as academic audiences.

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