In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Medicinesarampión masculineshe's got measles — tiene sarampión
- Anne tells Kitty that she is worried about Daddy, who has a fever and a rash, which looks like measles.
- Native Americans used the leathery leaves in a healing tea for measles.
- The serum was also used in vaccines against measles, mumps, rubella, diphtheria and whooping cough until as late as 1993.
- Because of vaccine shortages, such diseases as whooping cough, measles, mumps, and even polio (which had been all but eradicated) have also increased.
- Sven Wilson finds that soldiers who became ill with measles or respiratory illness while serving were likely to suffer from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in their old age.
- Higher temperatures will mean increased incidences of vector-borne diseases like malaria, dengue and measles.
- I heard today that some of the men have come down with the measles and some have died from it.
- But the youngest died of measles at a very young age.
- Thousands of the Aztecs died from ordinary diseases - measles and the flu.
- Children often died of measles or diphtheria in the late 1800s.
- The fact that we didn't see an outbreak of epidemics and disease like cholera or measles was partly due to the fact that people gave funds quickly.
- In Africa, however, measles is still killing children.
- Maybe I should come down with a case of the measles before Friday.
- Johnny would probably get pneumonia, or a childhood disease such as whooping cough or measles, and die.
- I'm filling in for my cousin who has the measles.
- As a virulent strain of the measles spreads among the students, the town doctor puts Plumfield under quarantine.
- These include measles and some foodborne infections.
- The immunization level for specific diseases such as polio and measles now surpasses 90 percent.
- But here you are and here I am, and you've got the measles.
- She had her rubella vaccination when she was fourteen, but when she was sixteen, she still caught the measles.
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