|September is Sepsis Awareness Month, so in light of this we spoke with Dr Konrad Reinhart, Chair of the Global Sepsis Alliance. Watch the video to fight out more about Sepsis!|
According to WHO, sepsis is estimated to affect more than 30 million people around the world annually, causing up to 6 million deaths, with the burden likely highest in low- and middle-income countries.
Sepsis arises when in combating an infection, the immune system damages a persons’ own tissues and organs. This can lead to organ failure, and ultimately, death. Sepsis can escalate in minutes and has a staggering mortality rate.