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Man forced to fight for his life against sepsis caused by biting his nails

He was initially given antibiotics to clear the infection but he was rushed to the hospital when it spread to his arms and chest.

23 Oct 2018 5:20 PM

Sepsis patients at higher risk of stroke

The risk was highest in the first seven days after discharge.

11 Sep 2018 1:36 PM

7 signs you could be infected with deadly ‘flesh-eating bug’

It's dubbed "flesh-eating bug" but bacteria doesn't actually eat flesh, it releases toxins that damage tissues, causing it to rot away.

01 Aug 2018 12:07 PM

Dog scratch triggered infection makes man lose nose, lips and legs

Jaco Nel, 50, fell ill with sepsis two weeks after his Cocker Spaniel Harvey was playing a bit rough.

12 Apr 2018 5:22 PM

Public bathroom hand dryers 'suck in' bacteria from toilets, spread disease

Bacteria can include Staphylococcus aureus, which is resistant to antibiotics and can cause sepsis, pneumonia or toxic shock syndrome.

10 Apr 2018 3:10 PM

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Jaya was conscious when hospitalised: British doctor

'Bacteria had grown in her blood and resulted in the general deterioration of her health,' the UK doctor said

06 Feb 2017 2:58 PM

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