plague


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Synonyms for plague

Synonyms for plague

a cause of suffering or harm

a sudden increase in something, as the occurrence of a disease

to trouble persistently from or as if from all sides

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a serious (sometimes fatal) infection of rodents caused by Yersinia pestis and accidentally transmitted to humans by the bite of a flea that has bitten an infected animal

any epidemic disease with a high death rate

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a swarm of insects that attack plants

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any large scale calamity (especially when thought to be sent by God)

cause to suffer a blight

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This type of plague is reportedly fairly common in such areas and can be devastating to prairie dog populations, which are a key cog in the ecosystem.
Human plague has 2 primary clinical forms, bubonic and pneumonic (5).
The difficulty of determining provenance, much less the kind of biographical detail that would confirm that a given piece was written in response to the plague per se, forces Chiu largely to occupy the realm of conjecture insofar as he wishes to discuss concrete pieces of music.
Critique: Plague in Paradise: The Black Death in Los Angeles, 1924 is a historical novel set during the documented 1924 outbreak of pneumonic plague in Los Angeles.
"Plague is spread to humans through a bite from an infected flea.
"Fearsome Plague Epidemic Strikes Madagascar." That recent New York Times headline might sound like the synopsis of a horror movie.
Since his death, the plague has spread, infecting Madagascar's two largest cities, Antananarivo and Toamasina.
The tenth plague provides a context for the epidemiological analysis.
The elaboration of this work was based on a literature review based on PubMed, Medline Science Direct, and Google Scholar databases, of English, French, and Portuguese articles published between 1970 and 2017, using the terms bubonic plague, bioterrorism, Europe, America, Africa, Middle East, Yersinia pestis, and overview history, in relevant references cited in those articles, and our evidence of two human plague outbreaks which have occurred in Angola, from November 1973 to March 1974 and from January to March 1975.
Biotechnology company iBio (NYSE MKT:IBIO) reported on Monday the receipt of the new Canadian plague patent under its iBioModulator thermostable immunomodulator protein portfolio.
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Our recent feature told how the plague descended on Newcastle 380 years ago with devastating consequences.
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Outbreaks of plague have been recognized in Zambia since 1917 (1).