Sepsis is the leading cause of preventable child deaths

ABC News March 1, 2024, 11:00 PM UTC

Summary: Jenni Barber sings a final song to her son, George, who died of sepsis at the age of three. A study revealed sepsis as the leading cause of preventable deaths in Queensland children, with at least 748 deaths from 2004 to 2021. The research aims to raise awareness and prevent future deaths. Symptoms of sepsis include labored breathing and mottled skin. The study's findings may underestimate the true scale of the problem.

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