English version

yellow fever

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Illness & disability
yellow feverˌyellow ˈfever noun [uncountable]  MIa dangerous tropical disease which makes your skin turn slightly yellow
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yellow feverThe shift could expand the parts of the world where malaria and yellow fever are found.The usual vaccinations required for certain countries are cholera, typhoid, and yellow fever.The epidemiological findings in the six confirmed cases of yellow fever are summarised in the table.They died in epidemics of yellow fever, cholera, and smallpox.Interpretation Urban transmission of yellow fever in Santa Cruz was limited in space and time.About 30,000 workers died during its construction, either from industrial accidents or from rampant yellow fever and malaria.In two of the 16, permission for necropsy was granted and histopathology of liver tissue was compatible with yellow fever.
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