Translation of typhus in Spanish:


tifus, n.

Pronunciation /ˈtaɪfəs/ /ˈtʌɪfəs/

See Spanish definition of tifus


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    tifus masculine
    tifo masculine
    • The concentration of so many men and camp followers promoted the outbreaks of cholera, diphtheria, dysentery, typhoid fever, typhus, bubonic plague - and venereal diseases.
    • Body lice may transmit typhus and trench fever.
    • To measles we can add smallpox, tuberculosis, malaria, typhus, typhoid, influenza and syphilis.
    • 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.
    • Body lice are associated with severe systemic diseases such as typhus and trench fever.
    • Civil War surgeons recognized only one typhus disease: epidemic typhus spread by lice infected with Rickettsia prowazekii was documented to occur in army camps.
    • In the 19th century, doctors prescribed whisky or brandy for all kinds of fevers, from influenza and pneumonia to malaria, typhus and cholera.
    • The body louse, Pediculus humanus corporis, is a vector of epidemic typhus, trench fever, and relapsing fever.
    • Common scourges found in the desert include plague, typhus, malaria, dengue fever, dysentery, cholera, and typhoid.
    • The principal recorded killers were smallpox, influenza, measles, typhoid, typhus, chickenpox, whooping cough, tuberculosis and syphilis.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Among the diseases resulting from poor sanitation, unclean water and poor waste disposal are dysentery, cholera, typhus fever, typhoid, schistosomiasis and trachoma.
    • Investigators who worked on cholera, typhus, yellow fever, and Rocky Mountain spotted fever sometimes died of the diseases they were working on.
    • Tito's government significantly raised the standard of health, eliminating diseases such as typhus, tuberculosis, and whooping cough.
    • The animals harbor the lice and fleas that spawn serious diseases such as typhus, trichinosis, and infectious jaundice.
    • 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 people at this camp were usually killed by diseases like tuberculosis and typhus.