Gap Fill - Sepsis - Level 2


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We know the names of killers like cancer and disease, but few people know sepsis. This is a life-threatening and one of the world's biggest killers. It is for one in five deaths worldwide. Sepsis happens when our releases too many chemicals into the blood to fight an . The chemicals overload our and damage them. This damage can cause organ and death. Doctors have always called this blood . More than half of the sepsis cases worldwide occur in children. Many of these are newborn .

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