Infections and Sepsis Added Concerns in Hurricane-Ravaged Areas

September 18, 2017

Aside from the trail of destruction left behind by hurricane-force winds and flooding, people in damaged areas must be aware of another threat to their health: infections that could lead to sepsis. Cuts and wounds exposed to sewage water and other contaminants could lead to serious infection: ‘He was crying and moaning in agony’: Public health crisis looms after Irma.

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