Yellow Fever 2004

Yellow fever is a viral disease transmitted to humans by infected mosquitoes. The disease occurs in tropical and subtropical areas including West and Central Africa and in parts of South America. Symptoms of yellow fever may include influenza-like symptoms such as fever, headache, and vomiting to more severe symptoms such as shock, liver and kidney failure, and bleeding. Yellow fever is a very rare cause of illness in U.S. travelers. No cases of yellow fever were reported in Indiana during the five-year period 2000-2004.

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