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
The risk was highest in the first seven days after discharge.
11 Sep 2018 1:36 PM
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
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
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
'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