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Number of yellow fever cases

How many yellow fever cases are there?

200000 cases each year

It is widely known that yellow fever is an acute viral hemorrhagic disease transmitted by infected mosquitoes.  It is interesting to know that the “yellow” in the name refers to the jaundice that affects some patients.  The main idea is that unfortunately, many people die of this disease.  Keep in mind that up to 50% of severely affected persons die of this disease without a certain treatment.  Statistics do not look too good.  Believe it or not, there are estimated 200 000 cases of yellow fever, causing 30000 deaths, worldwide each year.

This fact is verified on : October 7, 2013.





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