The Hindu Editorial (Deadly spread) – Sep 18, 2019

The Hindu Editorial (Deadly spread) – Sep 18, 2019

With a 30% increase in measles cases worldwide in 2018, the World Health Organization, in January 2019,… For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. Below is today’s word list-2 for The Hindu Editorial (Deadly spread)- Sep 18, 2019.

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Today’s word list-2 for The Hindu Editorial (Deadly spread) – Sep 18, 2019:

  1. vaccine (noun) – a biological preparation that improves immunity to a particular disease.
  2. hesitancy (noun) – reluctance, unwillingness, disinclination.
  3. vaccine hesitancy (noun) – a reluctance or refusal to be vaccinated or to have one’s children vaccinated; reluctance or refusal to vaccinate despite the availability of vaccines.
  4. overcome (verb) – get control of, deal with, succeed in dealing with (a problem/difficulty).
  5. measles (noun) – a viral infection that’s serious for small children but is easily preventable by a vaccine.
  6. surge (noun)  – a sudden/sharp  increase.
  7. vaccinate (verb) – immunize, protect from, safeguard from, shield from.
  8. account for (phrasal verb) – constitute, comprise, form.
  9. unprecedented (adjective) – not done or experienced before.
  10. mumps (noun) – a viral infection that affects the salivary glands that’s easily preventable by a vaccine.
  11. rubella (noun) – it is also known as German measles or three-day measles, is an infection caused by the rubella virus.
  12. MMR vaccine (noun) – a vaccine against measles, mumps, and rubella.
  13. respondent (noun) – disputant, claimant, complainant.
  14. alarming (adjective) – worrying, disturbing, shocking/distressing.
  15. striking (adjective) – noticeable, obvious, visible.
  16. vaccination (noun) – treatment with a vaccine to protect against a particular disease; immunization.
  17. unimmunised (adjective) – not immunized/not vaccinated.
  18. apprehension (noun) – doubt, misgiving; concern.
  19. adverse (adjective) – unfavourable, disadvantageous, bad.
  20. address (verb) – attend to, tackle, deal with.
  21. disinformation (noun) – liedeception/fake news, false information.
  22. mortality rate (noun) – (in a particular time/for a cause) the rate of death.
  23. vulnerable (adjective) – weak, unprotected, feeble.
  24. infectious (adjective) – communicable, transmittable, spreadable.


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