Campaign to raise awareness of little-known but widespread killer, sepsis

It's largely unknown to the general public, and poorly understood by many health professionals. Yet sepsis - a chemical reaction in the body to bacteria - is one of the biggest killers in the world. Globally, more than twenty to thirty million people are affected every year, claiming more lives than bowel and breast cancer combined. NEAS is teaching all staff about the illness, and also carrying out research into sepsis. A person dies from sepsis somewhere in the world every few seconds. The ...