Typhus in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Typhus

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

Examples of Typhus in a sentence

Scientists think the great plague in 430 B.C. Athens was a typhus outbreak since many who died suffered from severe rashes and headaches. 🔊

Antibiotics fight against typhus since it is a disease caused by bacteria. 🔊

The name typhus comes from a Greek word that describes the sufferers’ hazy and confused state. 🔊

Camp fever is another name for typhus, a disease spread by human lice that causes a rash and high fever.  🔊

Typhus was once a devastating disease but a vaccine developed during World War II saved many lives.  🔊

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