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By 1900, smallpox was no longer quite as much of a scourge in the world’s richest countries.
Researchers have known all along that vaccines can rapidly turn infectious diseases from scourges to bad memories.
Opponents of the industry say vacation rentals are the scourge of San Diego, destroying neighborhoods and taking away housing stock.
He’d lost a close friend to the scourge—that friend had gone to the hospital for routine surgery and died of a superbug he’d acquired while there.
Tuberculosis has been a scourge, but fewer than 10% of people infected with it even get sick.
At the time Scroll was conceived, ad blocking was one of the most talked-about scourges of the media business.
Thou shalt be hid from the scourge of the tongue; neither shalt thou be afraid of destruction when it cometh.
The Iffluenza appears to become endemic here, but it has always been a scourge in the islands.
Yet again, however, was their faith to be sorely tried by the terrible scourge—war.
ROBERT MOFFATDAVID J. DEANE
Thus he is the scourge of every country he inhabits; and of the appearance of man or his weapons, he is fearless.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME VII (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON

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