Dengue fever is a virus spread by mosquitoes. Symptoms include extremely high fever, rash, aches, nausea and fatigue, which can persist for a week or more. However, dengue fever is not life-threatening, and patients will recover without treatment. Dengue fever is found in South and Central America, sub-Saharan Africa and South East Asia; it is not usually found in English school girls.
Beriberi is caused by a lack of vitamin B1 (thiamine) in the body. It leads to tingling or loss of feeling in arms and legs, paralysis of the legs, mental confusion, pain and vomiting. Today, except in people genetically unable to absorb vitamin B1, the general improvement in nutrition around the world has made beriberi extremely rare. It is now most commonly found in alcoholics, as alcoholism is associated with poor nutrition and also reduces the body's ability to absorb vitamin B1.
It is named after Gilbert Sheldon, the university's chancellor at the time, who was also the Archbishop of Canterbury. The Sheldonian Theatre is used for university lectures, music concerts and other university ceremonies; it is not used for plays.
Read an article about the Prime Minister, David Cameron, attending a gaudy at his old college, Brasenose.
The Randolph Hotel is a grand hotel in the centre of Oxford. It was built in 1866 in a simplified Victorian Gothic style by the architect William Wilkinson, who designed a lot of buildings in the city.
The hotel, which is Grade II listed, is now owned by the Macdonald Hotel chain.