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Latest Study News on SARS-CoV-2, COVID-19 and Sepsis

March 30, 2020

Scientists around the world are working to find ways to understand COVID-19, how to treat it and how to prevent the spread of SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus that causes the …

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Sepsis Survivors, Mental Health, and the COVID-19 Pandemic

March 24, 2020

Sepsis and septic shock survivors know what it’s like to battle a life-threatening illness. Many are left with long-lasting mental health issues like depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). …

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The Connection Between COVID-19, Sepsis, and Sepsis Survivors

March 19, 2020

If you know someone who has died from an infection, such as pneumonia or a urinary tract infection, you know someone who has died from sepsis. Sepsis is your body’s …

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Where is the Coronavirus Vaccine: Clinical Trials Explained

March 16, 2020

Scientists around the world are trying to find a way to stop the novel coronavirus, the virus behind the COVID-19 pandemic. Some groups are making progress with their research but …

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COVID-19, the Coronavirus, Now a Pandemic

March 11, 2020

The World Health Organization (WHO) today declared the new coronavirus circulating the globe is a pandemic. So far, COVID-19, the official name for the novel coronavirus, is in 114 countries, …

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It’s Patient Safety Awareness Week; Be Sepsis Aware

March 10, 2020

When it came to patient safety in years past, patients used to visit the doctor’s office and never question what the doctor or nurse said. Their words were the gospel …

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Sepsis Burden Higher Than Thought

March 5, 2020

As sepsis awareness rises among both the public and healthcare professionals, people are also becoming more aware of the sepsis burden – and it is higher than previously thought. The …

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Wolters Kluwer Reaffirms Commitment to Saving Lives from Sepsis

March 3, 2020

  Sepsis Alliance received support from Wolters Kluwer for the Sepsis Coordinator Network.   Sepsis Alliance is proud to announce that Wolters Kluwer has reaffirmed its commitment to enhancing patient …

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COVID-19 Infection Prevention: Soap and Water or Hand Sanitizer?

March 2, 2020

Every flu season, the message is spread about how to protect yourself from getting the influenza virus. Aside from getting the flu vaccine, the next best protection from becoming ill …

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Answering Questions for Sepsis Survivor Week: How to Help a Sepsis Survivor

February 12, 2020

When sepsis survivors are discharged from the hospital, the healthcare professionals caring for them believe that the survivors can cope and recuperate at home or in a convalescent/rehabilitation environment. For …

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Good Nutrition Helps Sepsis Survivors Recuperate

February 7, 2020

We’ve all heard the expression “we are what we eat.” There’s a lot of truth in that saying. Eating a healthy diet helps reduce the risk of some illnesses, while …

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Survey Finds EMS May Not Be Prepared to Treat Children for Deadly Sepsis – the Leading Cause of Death of Infants and Small Children Worldwide

February 3, 2020

  Sepsis Alliance and Children’s Hospital Association release Sepsis: Pediatric First Response, a training module for EMS and emergency medical clinicians   San Diego, Calif – Today, Sepsis Alliance and …

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World Cancer Day: The Cancer and Sepsis Connection

Just about everyone has been touched by cancer in some way, be it through a friend, colleague, family member, or even yourself. According to the Centers for Disease Control and …

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Oral Infections Can Cause Sepsis: National Children’s Dental Health Month

January 31, 2020

Bacteria can enter the body through the gumline or any breaks in the gum, cheeks, even palate. For this reason, good dental hygiene and dental care are vital to maintaining good health overall.

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Novel Coronavirus Update

January 27, 2020

The number of people affected by the novel coronavirus, 2019-nCoV, which originated in China is climbing. There are now cases reported in several countries around the world, including the United …

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New Virus, 2019-nCoV, Causes Pneumonia and Sparks Concern Worldwide

January 24, 2020

January 27: Due to the quick pace of developments regarding the spread of this virus, the numbers in this article are outdated. Please see Novel Coronavirus Update for more information. …

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