The vector for Yellow fever is_______

Answer:

The vector for yellow fever is mosquito bites from infected Aedes or Haemagogus species.

Yellow fever

  • The yellow fever virus is an RNA virus belonging to the Flavivirus family.
  • It’s similar to the viruses that cause West Nile, St. Louis encephalitis, and Japanese encephalitis.
  • The yellow fever virus is transmitted to humans mainly by mosquito bites from infected Aedes or Haemagogus species.
  • Mosquitoes pick up the virus by feeding on infected primates and can then spread it to other primates.
  • Mosquitoes are contagious to people infected with the yellow fever virus for up to 5 days before and after the onset of fever.

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