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Drought in Ethiopia and MS treatment 埃塞俄比亚干旱,多发性硬化治疗手段新进展

Episode 160316 / 16 Mar 2016

本集内容

Severe drought in Ethiopia 埃塞俄比亚遭遇严重干旱

Treatment hope for MS patients 多发性硬化治疗手段新进展

文字稿

Ethiopia is suffering its worst drought in 30 years, triggered by this year's record-breaking strong El Nino. For the first time since 1989, failed seasonal rains have led to severely dried out areas leaving more than 10 million people needing emergency aid.

埃塞俄比亚正遭遇三十年以来最严重的干旱,这是今年空前强烈的厄尔尼诺现象引发的。自1989年以来,埃塞俄比亚首次出现因季雨不足导致的部分地区极度干旱,上千万人需要紧急救援。

Doctors say patients with multiple sclerosis are showing remarkable improvements after receiving a treatment usually used for cancer. Some patients have been able to walk again after having been paralysed.

医生说,多发性硬化患者在接受了一种通常用于癌症的治疗方法后病情得到显著改善。一些瘫痪的病人通过治疗已能再次走路。

词汇

triggered
引发

remarkable
显著的

练习 

请从以下词汇中选择适当的答案来完成句子。注意:你可能需要改变单词的时态来完成句子。

triggered / remarkable

1. The heavy rains of the last few days __________ a landslide. The emergency services worked quickly to help local residents.

2. Mario is a __________ student. He doesn't seem to study much but he gets top marks in exams.

答案

1. The heavy rains of the last few days triggered a landslide. The emergency services worked quickly to help local residents.

2. Mario is a remarkable student. He doesn't seem to study much but he gets top marks in exams.

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