tsutsugamushi disease

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tsutsugamushi disease

[‚tsü·sə·gə′mü·shē di‚zēz]
(medicine)
A rickettsial disease of humans caused by Rickettsia tsutsugamushi, transmitted by larval mites, and characterized by headache, high fever, and a rash. Also known as scrub typhus.
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Now that there are daily flights to Hawaii from Bellingham International Airport, it seems island fever is starting to spread.
Their topics include focus particle doubling, a dynamic perspective on inflection, restructuring verbs and the structure of Spanish clauses, dressed numerals and the structure of universal numeric quantifiers, repairing head-to-head movement, feature percolation in the Dutch possessive, French and English demonstratives, whether agreement resolution is part of core grammar, game theory and the control of empty categories in grammar, case-alignment and verb placement, and island fever.
If island fever begins to set in, consider taking a ranger-narrated cruise; boats depart from various points on the island.