An effective sepsis treatment is needed now more than ever

We knew that treatment for sepsis is crucial and urgent for the health and survival of millions of people throughout the world, and Lancet is now confirming this with some shocking statistics. Rudd et al. (2020) present the most robust study yet on sepsis incidence and mortality, using data from 195 countries and territories, 282 underlying causes of sepsis, both sexes and 23 age groups over 27 years (1990-2017)(1). In 2017, an estimated 48.9 million incident cases of sepsis were recorded worldwide and approximately 11 million sepsis-related deaths were reported, representing 19.7 % of all global deaths. The results show that previous numbers of sepsis incidence and mortality had been grossl

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