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Breastfeeding moms may want to postpone their next trip overseas or avoid getting the yellow fever vaccine.
A five-week old infant most likely contracted a vaccine strain of yellow fever virus through breastfeeding.
Flavivirus is a genus of the family Flaviviridae. This genus includes the West Nile Virus, Dengue Virus, Tick-borne Encephalitis virus, yellow fever virus, and quite a few others. Flaviviruses get their name from the yellow fever virus. Flavus means yellow in Latin. Yellow fever was named because if caused yellow jaundice in victims. Mosquitoes and ticks transmit these viruses by biting people. Human infections are usually incidental since humans are unable to replicate the virus. Yellow...
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