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Name: Introduction to Yellow Fever
ID: m34414
Language: English (en)
Summary: This module provides an introduction to yellow fever, including its symptoms, treatment and quarantine, and major outbreaks in the Americas.
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: epidemic, quarantine, vĂ³mito negro, yellow fever
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: Lorena Villarreal (
Copyright Holders: Lorena Villarreal (
Maintainers: Lorena Villarreal (, Melissa Bailar (, Lorena Gauthereau-Bryson (

Latest version: 1.12 (history)
First publication date: May 10, 2010 1:33 pm -0500
Last revision to module: Aug 9, 2011 10:44 am -0500


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Version History

Version: 1.12 Aug 9, 2011 10:44 am -0500 by Melissa Bailar
no changes

Version: 1.11 Aug 8, 2011 4:44 pm -0500 by Melissa Bailar
image print sizes, link to translation

Version: 1.10 May 31, 2011 4:25 pm -0500 by Lorena Gauthereau-Bryson
no changes

Version: 1.9 May 31, 2011 4:22 pm -0500 by Lorena Gauthereau-Bryson
no changes

Version: 1.8 May 9, 2011 11:32 am -0500 by Melissa Bailar
inserted hyperlink and supplemental link

Version: 1.7 Mar 31, 2011 3:09 pm -0500 by Melissa Bailar
Added link

Version: 1.6 Mar 31, 2011 10:42 am -0500 by Melissa Bailar
Fixed typo

Version: 1.5 Jun 7, 2010 4:13 pm -0500 by Melissa Bailar

Version: 1.4 Jun 7, 2010 10:04 am -0500 by Lorena Gauthereau-Bryson

Version: 1.3 Jun 3, 2010 3:56 pm -0500 by Lorena Gauthereau-Bryson
Adjusted image code.

Version: 1.2 Jun 3, 2010 3:52 pm -0500 by Lorena Gauthereau-Bryson

Version: 1.1 May 13, 2010 5:45 pm -0500 by Lorena Villarreal

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