“Typhus” Meaning and Usage Examples in Sentence

Word Typhus
Meaning any of various bacterial diseases caused by rickettsial bacteria that is transmitted by lice or fleas and causes a rash, severe fever and headache, and confusion
Example 1 Scientists think the great plague in 430 B.C. Athens was a typhus outbreak since many who died suffered from severe rashes and headaches.
Example 2 Antibiotics fight against typhus since it is a disease caused by bacteria.
Example 3 The name typhus comes from a Greek word that describes the sufferers’ hazy and confused state.
Example 4 Camp fever is another name for typhus, a disease spread by human lice that causes a rash and high fever.
Example 5 Typhus was once a devastating disease but a vaccine developed during World War II saved many lives.
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