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Sepsis: Antibiotics 'not working'

Doctors specialising in intensive care are warning that the growing resistance of bacteria to antibiotics could be leading to a rise in the number of people who die from sepsis.

Around 37,000 people in the UK die each year from sepsis - the result of blood poisoning - and doctors say things could get much worse without new treatments and better prevention.

Hugh Pym reports.

  • 20 Aug 2014
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