acute, chronic, severe

I had severe food poisoning.


to protect children from accidental poisoning


a bad case of food poisoning

alcohol, arsenic, carbon monoxide, chemical, lead, mercury, pesticide, radiation, etc.

My mother had blood poisoning.


How did you get food poisoning anyway?


Listeria can cause fatal blood poisoning.

die from, die of

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