Every three heartbeats, someone dies of sepsis. In the developing world, sepsis accounts for 60-80% of childhood deaths. Those who survive, both adults and children, often struggle with life. It’s our goal to reduce the incidence of sepsis by 20% by 2020.
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Dr Tom Frieden, Director Center for Disease Control (USA), is new ambassador for World Sepsis Day / Thu, 03 Apr 2014

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Over the past year we've been collecting the questions we receive most frequently about sepsis. Please share this information with your friends and family. Don’t see your question on the list? Get in touch with us, and we’ll do our best to help.
Surviving sepsis
After a patient has survived the acute phase of sepsis, a long list of serious symptoms often remains.
Suspect sepsis
If you, a relative, or a patient feels "severely sick", "that something is wrong", or "are not yourself", and shows any of the following symptoms, you should suspect sepsis:
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Sepsis is always caused by an infection, most often by bacteria, sometimes by fungi or protozoa (like malaria). That means that preventing infection is one of the best ways to prevent sepsis.
Surviving sepsis
After a patient has survived the acute phase of sepsis, a long list of serious symptoms often remains.
Suspect sepsis
If you, a relative, or a patient feels "severely sick", "that something is wrong", or "are not yourself", and shows any of the following symptoms, you should suspect sepsis:
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