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Warwick Davis: Star on ‘life-threatening’ sepsis after his wife ‘prepared to die’

The first signs and symptoms of the condition can be easily identified using the anagram TIME, which stands for the following: Temperature higher or lower Infection Mental decline Extremely ill. The first, temperature, is important as when an individual is fighting off an infection, temperatures may increase. This is known as a fever. However, some […]

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Celebrities

Warwick Davis launches emotional video about suffering from sepsis

Actor Warwick Davis is the face of a new campaign video that details what it is like living with sepsis. Launched by Green Flag and supported by The UK Sepsis Trust, the Star Wars and Harry Potter star voiced an emotional monologue retelling 100 individual stories of those suffering in a powerful three minute film. […]

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US

Iowa man who died of sepsis waited 15 days for specialized-care hospital bed amid COVID surge: family

Retired Iowa school superintendent Dale Weeks died late last month after waiting 15 days for a bed in a larger medical center than the smaller, less specialized local hospital he was relegated to while he battled a sepsis infection. He was 78. Read more here New York Daily News

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UK

Boy, 5, dies of sepsis hours after being sent home from A&E with ‘stomach bug’

A FIVE-YEAR-OLD boy died of sepsis just hours after being sent home from A&E with what was believed to have been a “stomach bug”. Read more here Daily Express :: UK Feed

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Celebrities

Sarah Harding admits she nearly died of sepsis and was in a coma after cancer diagnosis

She informed her fans that she had advanced cancer, which had spread to other parts of her body. Sarah has been inundated with support from her Girls Aloud bandmates after she shared her health news. Kimberley Walsh said: “With anyone who’s suffering from cancer, that is the one thing you do feel is completely helpless. […]