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  • A Google Books search reveals this bacterium causes hog-cholera.

    "... medical theories and experiments on the subject of the disease yellow fever stagnated until, on July 3, 1897, the British Medical Journal published an article about Dr. Giuseppe Sanarelli's discovery of Bacillus icteroides: the bacteria that caused yellow fever."

    —Molly Caldwell Crosby, The American Plague (New York: Berkeley Books, 2006), 133

    Yellow fever, though, is caused by a virus.

    October 6, 2008