yellow fever virus


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an arbovirus, the type species of the genus Flavivirus, in the family Flaviviridae, endemic in tropic Africa south of the Sahara and in tropic South America, occasionally spreading to countries outside these areas; it is the cause of yellow fever of humans and other primates; the virus exists in wild primates, and probably also in edentates, marsupials, and rodents, and is transmitted to humans by Aedes aegypti and the Haemagogus complex of tree-top mosquitoes that feed on arboreal mammals.
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Yellow fever virus already passaged in mice was obtained from the virology laboratory, University College Hospital (UCH) Ibadan and transported back to Awka in an ice pack.
aegypti, transmitted the yellow fever virus. It arrived on slave ships from African ports where yellow fever was endemic.
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Carter had found it unnecessary to explore the hypothesis that the yellow fever virus might be able to survive in the eggs of the principal host mosquito type in West Africa (Aedes aegypti).
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Yellow fever virus is a mosquito-borne flavivirus that causes yellow fever, an acute infectious disease that occurs in South America and sub-Saharan Africa.
"People should understand that it's the mosquito transmitting the yellow fever virus. The monkey is a victim and if there are no more monkeys in the countryside, then mosquitoes will come to attack people," she told French newspaper (https://www.afp.com/en/news/826/scores-monkeys-killed-rio-yellow-fever-panic-doc-z980o1) AFP .
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Yellow fever virus is a mosquito-borne RNA virus that belongs to the genus Flavivirus.