- A new disease-tracking website suggests that mosquitoes may be moving into new ecological niches. The website is called ProMED mail. PromMED stands for the Program for Monitoring Emerging ..
- Brazil is having a rough time with infectious disorders. First it was chikungunya, and then it was the Zika virus and now they have a major outbreak of yellow fever. Over the past 14 days, the ..
- US researchers warn that the yellow fever outbreak in Angola may become a global emergency because of a shortage in the yellow fever vaccine. This mosquito borne viral illness has already caused ..
Yellow fever is caused by a flavivirus. It is an acute viral haemorrhagic disease. The virus is transmitted through the bite of an infected mosquito. Yellow fever is named because the virus ..