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What are the symptoms of yellow fever?

Many people who catch the yellow fever virus show no symptoms at all. Early symptoms of yellow fever include fever, headache, back pain, muscle and joint pain, jaundice, nausea and vomiting, loss of appetite, weakness, restlessness and irritability. In cases where the disease has progressed to its severe stage, internal bleeding from multiple organs can occur, which can cause death.

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Author: Dr Idan Ben-Barak PhD, MSc, BSc (Med)
First answered: 03 Oct 2014
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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Category: Dengue fever


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