New Treatment for Deadly Septic Shock Could Save Millions

September 28, 2015 10:45 AM
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Sepsis is a leading cause of death worldwide. But many people have never heard of it. In the United States, one million people develop sepsis annually, and up to half of them die from it. And in the developing world, it is responsible for up to 80 percent of deaths each year, with women and children hit especially hard. Deborah Block reports.