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Yellow Fever is a terrifying disease that affects Central Africa. Each year, 30,00 people die because of this disease. To begin with, Yellow Fever is a deadly illness that is caused by a virus. The number of yellow fever cases has increased over the past 20 years. This disease arose in West africa, and currently affects central africa and south america. Yellow fever is spread to humans by the bite of a infected mosquito. This virus is difficult to recognize and is often confused with other diseases,  such as malaria and typhoid. There are also two different forms of this disease urban and  tropical, which both have no cure. All in all, Yellow Fever is a serious disease that is caused by mosquitos, and mainly affects Central Africa.

    To begin with, there are many symptoms associated with Yellow Fever. Each symptom is classified into different stages. For instance, stage one is infection. This 3-4 day period includes includes headaches, muscle aches, fever, loss of appetite, vomiting, and usually jaundice. The next stage is remission. This is when fever and other symptoms go away, many people recover during this stage, although others can get worse in the next 24 hours. The last and final stage is intoxication. During this time problems with various organs occur, such as the kidney, heart, and liver. Seizures, bleeding, and delirium are also common. After all 3 stages, most people end in coma, shock, or death. On the whole, Yellow Fever causes many symptoms that can be categorized into 3 stages.

    Yellow Fever has a big negative impact on Africa. First of all, this disease is one of the main reasons for the low tourist rate in Africa. Many people are concerned about getting Yellow Fever if they travel to Africa, because in this continent 900 people are at risk. The population in Central Africa is lowering because 50% of people infected by Yellow Fever die. Yellow Fever also causes children to have low education because infants and kids are more likely to become infected than adults. The disease, Yellow Fever has a negative impact on Africa that is getting worse each day due to urbanization, deforestation, and climate change.