[Source: Virologica Sinica, full page: (LINK). Summary, edited.]
Boosting Global Yellow Fever Vaccine Supply for Epidemic Preparedness: 3 Actions for China and the USA
Authors: Daniel R. Lucey, Kristen R. Kent
Perspective / First Online: 24 May 2019
Yellow fever (YF) is an acute disease caused by a flavivirus that infects the liver. It can cause jaundice, bleeding, kidney damage, and death. No antiviral therapy exists. A vaccine does exist, however, and fortunately confers life-long immunity after a single dose (Monath et al.2016; WHO 2017a, b).
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Conflict of interest: The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.
Animal and Human Rights Statement: This article does not contain any studies with human or animal subjects performed by any of the authors.
Keywords: Yellow Fever; Vaccines; USA; China.