In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- The principal recorded killers were smallpox, influenza, measles, typhoid, typhus, chickenpox, whooping cough, tuberculosis and syphilis.
- Tito's government significantly raised the standard of health, eliminating diseases such as typhus, tuberculosis, and whooping cough.
- Civil War surgeons recognized only one typhus disease: epidemic typhus spread by lice infected with Rickettsia prowazekii was documented to occur in army camps.
- The scenes from 19th century Edinburgh, with its multitude of epidemics of typhus, smallpox, plague, and other mysterious fevers, might still be seen in any part of the developing world.
- By now, successive epidemics of smallpox and typhus - diseases unknown in Mexico prior to the arrival of the Europeans - were raging.
- The animals harbor the lice and fleas that spawn serious diseases such as typhus, trichinosis, and infectious jaundice.
- To measles we can add smallpox, tuberculosis, malaria, typhus, typhoid, influenza and syphilis.
- The concentration of so many men and camp followers promoted the outbreaks of cholera, diphtheria, dysentery, typhoid fever, typhus, bubonic plague - and venereal diseases.
- Common scourges found in the desert include plague, typhus, malaria, dengue fever, dysentery, cholera, and typhoid.
- Among the diseases resulting from poor sanitation, unclean water and poor waste disposal are dysentery, cholera, typhus fever, typhoid, schistosomiasis and trachoma.
- Body lice may transmit typhus and trench fever.
- The body louse, Pediculus humanus corporis, is a vector of epidemic typhus, trench fever, and relapsing fever.
- Rodents cost billions of dollars in lost crops each year, and some are carriers of human diseases such as bubonic plague, typhus, and Hanta fever.
- In the 19th century, doctors prescribed whisky or brandy for all kinds of fevers, from influenza and pneumonia to malaria, typhus and cholera.
- He joined the Royal Air Force as a medical officer and served in India, Burma, and Ceylon, where he encountered smallpox, plague, poliomyelitis, typhus, anthrax, malaria, and dysentery.
- Investigators who worked on cholera, typhus, yellow fever, and Rocky Mountain spotted fever sometimes died of the diseases they were working on.
- The people at this camp were usually killed by diseases like tuberculosis and typhus.
- All the British personnel have been vaccinated against diseases including typhus and yellow fever before being sent to Afghanistan, and since mid-March have been taking anti-malaria tablets.
- Diseases such as smallpox, typhus, and tuberculosis had dire consequences, and these consequences were intensifying on Britain's increasingly crowded streets.
- Body lice are associated with severe systemic diseases such as typhus and trench fever.
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