A medical condition that often escapes public notice may be involved in 20% of deaths worldwide, according to a new study. The disease is sepsis... Stealth disease likely to blame for 20 percent of deaths

A medical condition that often escapes public notice may be involved in 20% of deaths worldwide, according to a new study. The disease is sepsis — sometimes called blood poisoning. It arises when the body overreacts to an infection. Blood vessels throughout the body become leaky, triggering multiple-organ failure.


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