Definition of yellow fever in English:

yellow fever

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noun

[mass noun]
  • A tropical virus disease affecting the liver and kidneys, causing fever and jaundice and often fatal. It is transmitted by mosquitoes.
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    • Famous members of this family cause dengue fever, yellow fever and Japanese encephalitis.
    • From dengue fever to malaria to yellow fever, this insect spreads more human illnesses than any other.
    • Also, you have to look into diseases like malaria, dengue fever, yellow fever, and typhoid.

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