Concerning the geographic distribution of the yellow fever mosquito
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Concerning the geographic distribution of the yellow fever mosquito by L. O. Howard

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Published by Govt. print. off. in Washington .
Written in English


  • Mosquitoes -- Geographical distribution.,
  • Yellow fever.

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Edition Notes

Statementby L. O. Howard.
LC ClassificationsRC116 .H67
The Physical Object
Pagination9 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6571818M
LC Control Number14021785

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Abstract. At head of title: Supplement. Treasury Department--Public health and marine-hospital service. Public health of access: Internet. This book is about mosquitoes. It describes all the different kinds there are, what some of their behaviors are, like how they reproduce and how they feed. It talks about the diseases they carry, malaria, yellow fever, St. Louis Encephalitis, etc. It describes efforts to control them/5. Geographical distribution; Yellow fever resurgence: impact of mass vaccination campaigns This mosquito is once again infesting regions from which it was previously eradicated. The disease was originally imported into the Americas from Africa, but became widely established there. or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or. WHO/EPI/GEN/ 9 Yellow fever is a viral haemorrhagic fever which strikes an estimated persons world-wide each year and causes an estimated 30 deaths.3 Yellow fever virus is the prototype of the family Flaviviridae, which currently contains over 70 viruses, of which most are arthropod-borne, including the dengue viruses.4, 5 There are three.

Aedes aegypti, the yellow fever mosquito, is a mosquito that can spread dengue fever, chikungunya, Zika fever, Mayaro and yellow fever viruses, and other disease agents. The mosquito can be recognized by white markings on its legs and a marking in the form of a lyre on the upper surface of its mosquito originated in Africa, but is now found in tropical, subtropical and temperate. Malaria, which is spread by mosquitoes, is the best-known and the biggest killer among vector-borne diseases, but there are others. Some, like dengue and yellow fever, tend to erupt in large outbreaks that can paralyze health systems and cause considerable economic and social disruption. Each year, around half. The study provided the following observations: (1) Aedes aegypti mosquitoes transferred the disease from an infected individual to a nonimmune person; (2) at least 12 days were needed for the extrinsic incubation period in the mosquito before it could transmit the infection; (3) yellow fever can be transferred to a nonimmune person from the. Aedes aegypti mosquitoes originated in Africa and were most likely brought to the new world via ships in the early s. Their distribution continues to increase worldwide, making them one of the most widespread mosquito species. As their common name suggests, yellow fever mosquitoes are the primary vectors of yellow fever, a prevalent disease in tropical South America and Africa.

Mark D. Gershman, J. Erin Staples, in Netter’s Infectious Diseases, Geographic Distribution. Yellow fever occurs in sub-Saharan Africa and tropical South America, where it is endemic and intermittently epidemic (Figure ).The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that , cases of yellow fever occur per year, w deaths. User Review - Flag as inappropriate Dengue Scott B. Halstead Imperial College Press, Published in US$ , ISBN , pages. Dengue presents the most up-to-date overview of the field, encompassing various aspects of epidemiology, virus research, clinical management of the disease, pathogenesis, vector control and diagnosis.4/5(1). Yellow fever broke out in Boston in , Philadelphia in and Norfolk, Virginia in , but the worst American outbreak of yellow fever occurred in the Mississippi River Valley in Over the course of spring and summer of , this region recorded , cases of yellow fever and betw deaths from the disease. Using Geographic Information Systems to Analyze the Distribution and Abundance of Aedes aegypti in Africa: The Potential Role of Human Travel in Determining the Intensity of Mosquito Infestation: /jagr Increasing attention is being paid to the impact of global climate change on yellow fever and dengue outbreaks. While useful, these studies neglect the role.