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The vaccine can cause mild side effects in some children, including fever and brief convulsions, said Katherine O’Brien, the WHO’s director of immunization, vaccines and biologicals.
WHO ENDORSES USE OF FIRST MALARIA VACCINEPAULINA FIROZI, MARISA IATI, ERIN CUNNINGHAMOCTOBER 6, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The tremor intensified until, about halfway through the recitation, he fell to the floor in convulsions, having lost all control of his body, including bladder and bowels, in front of an audience of merciless adolescents.
HOW TO UNLEARN A DISEASE - ISSUE 103: HEALTHY COMMUNICATIONKELLY CLANCYJULY 14, 2021NAUTILUS
Electrocution, convulsion, possession, all of the above, all at once.
THE WORLD IS FAST. BAD BRAINS ARE FASTER.CHRIS RICHARDSAPRIL 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In the huddled land of what Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher tellingly termed the “haves” and “have-nots,” Britain in the early ’80s was experiencing tectonic convulsions of economic disorder.
ALMOST ANARCHY: THE STYLE COUNCIL AND THE SMOOTH SOUNDS OF SOPHISTI-POPMINA TAVAKOLINOVEMBER 20, 2020WASHINGTON POST
She had done with little things, and Isabel, with young curiosity, wondered in what convulsion the last of them had gone down.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Uttering these words, the good lady pointed distractedly to the cupboard, and underwent a convulsion from internal spasms.
OLIVER TWIST, VOL. II (OF 3)CHARLES DICKENS
It has been claimed that a shot would break the tube and end the little convulsion.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
When the launch was under way Isabel told Gwynne of the blue flames that had danced over the marsh during the convulsion.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
What he dreaded was the spasm of dying—the convulsion that was to snap the thousand silver strings in the harp of life.
JULIAN HOMEDEAN FREDERIC W. FARRAR
At once the underground convulsion ceased, and the shrill whistling died away in the distance.
BLACK DIAMONDSMR JKAI
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WORDS RELATED TO CONVULSION

  • agitation
  • concussion
  • convulsion
  • disturbance
  • quaver
  • tremor
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