The sinister condition known as sepsis

Find out more about this potentially life-threatening illness

Stars Insider

26/10/21 | StarsInsider

HEALTH Illness

Sepsis is the body's extreme response to infection. Without timely treatment, sepsis can rapidly lead to tissue damage, organ failure, and death. It's a sinister condition. According to the Sepsis Trust, every three seconds someone in the world dies of sepsis. Fortunately, most people recover from sepsis, and it's not contagious. But it can be a killer. So, what exactly causes sepsis, who is at risk, and what are the signs and symptoms?

Click through and find out more about this life-threatening medical emergency.

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