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yellow fever

noun [U] uk   us  
Translations of “yellow fever”
in Chinese (Traditional) 黃熱病(一種熱帶傳染性疾病,可導致死亡)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 黄热病(一种热带传染性疾病,可导致死亡)…
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