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This drawing depicts the modes of transmission of the jungle type, also known as sylvatic type, of yellow fever, which takes place in South America. See PHIL 14997, for additional information about yellow fever transmission. Yellow fever's jungle, or sylvatic cycle, depicted here, involves transmission of the virus between nonhuman primates, e.g., monkeys, and mosquito species found in the forest canopy, shown on the left, or he virus can be transmitted by mosquitoes to humans when humans are visiting, or working in the jungle, shown on the right.
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Content Providers(s): CDC/ Ladene Newton
Creation Date: 1974
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