n(+ sing or pl vb)
- 1.1 [Med] sarampión (m) she's got measles tiene sarampiónMore example sentences1.2 [Vet Sci] cisticercosis (f)
- Higher temperatures will mean increased incidences of vector-borne diseases like malaria, dengue and measles.
- Thousands of the Aztecs died from ordinary diseases - measles and the flu.
- Because of vaccine shortages, such diseases as whooping cough, measles, mumps, and even polio (which had been all but eradicated) have also increased.
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Santería is a religious cult, fusing African beliefs and Catholicism, which developed among African Yoruba slaves in Cuba. Followers believe both in a single supreme being and also in orishas, deities who each share an identity with a Christian saint and who combine a force of nature with human characteristics. Rituals involve music, dancing, sacrificial offerings, divination, and going into trances.