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What You Need to Know About Sepsis

This severe infection, often known as blood poisoning, can turn deadly fast

Kerri Mohar's job as a flight attendant often took her to glamorous destinations around the world. But in 2008, one trip turned out to be memorable for all the wrong reasons. During a two-day Barcelona layover, Kerri and her then-boyfriend, Rob, a pilot, were on a romantic sightseeing excursion when Kerri developed "the urinary tract infection [UTI] from hell." … Back to Article

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