measles

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Synonyms for measles

an acute and highly contagious viral disease marked by distinct red spots followed by a rash

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The researchers found the same result in people who died during the course of the study as well as those still living, controlling for the possibility that the reduced life expectancy for the first disease would also reduce the likelihood of living to develop the second disease.
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Product /Acre with applications made before or immediately after first disease symptoms and provides control of several oomycete diseases, such as late blight of potatoes and tomatoes, Phytophthora blight of pepper and other vegetables, and downy mildew in grapes and cucurbit vegetables among others.
This is the first disease strongly associated [with] the absence of this protective gene, but it certainly will not be the last," says Bell.
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