yellow fever

Definitions

Medical

  • noun an infectious disease, occurring especially in Africa and South America, caused by an arbovirus carried by the mosquito Aedes aegypti. It affects the liver and causes jaundice. There is no known cure and it can be fatal, but vaccination can prevent it.

Travel

  • noun an infectious disease, found especially in Africa and South America, caused by a virus carried by the mosquito Aedes aegypti
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