yellow fever

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Synonyms for yellow fever

caused by a flavivirus transmitted by a mosquito

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Jim Murphy's book, An American Plague: The True and Terrifying Story of the Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1793 tells the story of 1793 Philadelphia hit with this unknown disease in a time when the medical beliefs and practices of the eighteenth century simply were too undeveloped to understand the impact of the disease on the population.
Jim Murphy, An American Plague: The True and Terrifying Story of the Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1793 (Clarion Books, 2003, 165 pages)
The American plague; the untold story of yellow fever, the epidemic that shaped our history.
THE AMERICAN PLAGUE: THE UNTOLD STORY OF YELLOW FEVER, THE EPIDEMIC THAT SHAPED OUR HISTORY tells of a virus so destructive that one outbreak cost more lives than the Chicago Fire, the San Francisco Earthquake and the Johnstown flood combined.
Scurlock explores the American plague of perpetual consumer debt.
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