• Sepsis: What you must know about blood poisoning

    Sepsis: What you must know about blood poisoning

    It’s relatively unknown as one  hardly ever hears about it and in fact, this little known disease accounts for 4 in 10 hospital deaths. Sepsis, commonly called blood poisoning or septicaemia is a common affliction that can affect people of all ages.

    Dr Gabriel Omonaiye defines sepsis as the systemic response to microbial invasion. It’s  a potentially life-threatening complication from  an infection or condition triggered by an infection or injury.

    In sepsis, the body’s immune system goes into overdrive as it tries […]