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WHO calls for global action on sepsis – cause of 1 in 5 deaths worldwide

September 9, 2020

Download logoThe World Health Organization’s first global report on sepsis finds that the effort to tackle millions of deaths and disabilities due to sepsis is hampered by serious gaps in knowledge, particularly in low- and middle-income countries. According to recent studies, sepsis kills 11 million people each year, many of them children. It disables millions more.

But there’s an urgent need for better data. Most published studies on sepsis have been conducted in hospi

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Source : African Media Agency (AMA)

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