Yellow Fever

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Yellow Fever

It is a viral disease that spreads throughtout the body by the bite of mosquitos. It can lead to a major illness or even death if not noticed quickly. It is called Yellow Fever because of jaundice that turns the skin a sort of yellow shade and turns the white in the eyes to a yellow color too.

Stage 1 starts to appear in fevers, muscle pain, headache, back pain, nausea, vomiting, and weakness. Stage 2 is know as the "toxic stage" and 15-20% of them will die in 10-14 days.

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Symptoms

What is it?

It can be transported by the biting of the two species that carry the disease. The two species, Aedes and Haemagogus, are mainly found in the jungle and rainforest areas.

Causes

Yellow Fever

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1) Get vaccinated2) Avoid Mosquito bites3) Wear bug repellant4) Wear light colored, longsleeve clothing5) Avoid too much or any perfume or colone

Treatment

Prevention

There is not a specific treatment but there are medicines that can help with the symptoms.

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