Recent Examples of sleeping sickness from the Web
The tsetse fly, which spreads sleeping sickness, nourishes its grub inside a bizarrely mammalian uterus and feeds it with a milklike fluid—one that’s laden with microbes.
Despite the side effects, DEET is still one of the best lines of defense against not just ants but mosquitoes, which transmit deadly diseases like dengue fever, malaria, and sleeping sickness.
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First Known Use of sleeping sickness
SLEEPING SICKNESS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sleeping sickness for English Language Learners
: a tropical disease that causes fever, sleepiness, and usually death
medical Definition of sleeping sickness
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