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sicken

(sĭk′ən)
v. sick·ened, sick·ening, sick·ens
tr. & intr.v.
To make or become sick.

sick′en·er n.
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DR Congo and the World Health Organization are rushing to contain an outbreak of Ebola that has sickened more than 50 people in recent weeks, with 25 dead (AFP Photo/Junior D.
Around the same number of passengers were sickened in February after a similar outbreak.
our of late It sickens me we are not more outraged by this.
A few students from another school, Handumanan Elementary School 2, had been sickened, too, after they bought food also from the HES 1 canteen.
May, who joined a campaign by the National Anti-Vivisection Society (Navs) opposing the plans, said: "I am sickened to hear that this facility is to go ahead, ignoring the views of the public and local authorities, and condemning these best friends of man to thousands of unethical and unnecessary tests.
B Webb Bodfari, Clwyd I WAS sickened to read that tiny "fashionable" puppies are being imported from overseas in terrible conditions.
Shane Long admits Ireland's players were sickened after losing to a Scotland side they considered inferior.
During the study period, 1,610 outbreaks in restaurants sickened more than 28,000 people compared to about 900 outbreaks linked to private homes that resulted in about 13,000 cases of foodborne illness.
US researchers reported a breakthrough in the search for a vaccine for malaria, the mosquito-born-disease that sickens millions worldwide.
Meanwhile, hardly a week goes by when producers don't issue a recall of products ranging from cantaloupes to peanut butter to spinach after Americans were sickened by tainted goods.
Hefei, Jumada I 27, 1433, Apr 19, 2012, SPA -- Two people died and 10 others were sickened due to a toxic gas leak at a pharmaceutical plant in east China's Anhui Province Wednesday night, local authorities said Thursday.
GALLERY owners were left "sickened" after a Help for Heroes collection tin was stolen by thieves.