II. Pathophysiology

  1. Flavivirus transmitted by Aedes aegypti Mosquito

III. Epidemiology

  1. Endemic region (urban areas and jungles)
    1. Sub-Saharan Africa
    2. Amazon basin of South America

IV. Prevention

  1. Yellow Fever Vaccine
    1. Indicated for travel to endemic region
    2. Required for entry into some countries
  2. See Prevention of Vector-borne Infection

V. Prognosis

  1. Mortality: 50%

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