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Journalist Emily Alpert Reyes exposes the rise in sepsis cases that accompanied to COVID-19 pandemic in California. She references the impact of Rory’s Regulations (mandatory sepsis protocols) in New York State and the 16,000 lives they saved in five years and interviews Ciaran Staunton who gives his strong endorsement of protocols. “As COVID-19 began to […]

February 6, 2023» Read more

Dear Friends, After many years of intense advocacy, we (and that means you!) have made history. For the first time, sepsis funding and directives have been included in the federal budget! This represents a major shift in the federal government’s approach to sepsis and its first step towards comprehensively addressing the overwhelming burden that sepsis places […]

January 3, 2023» Read more

On December 8th, Irish President Michael D Higgins presented a Presidential Distinguished Service Award to Ciarán and Orlaith Staunton whose work to highlight the medical condition of sepsis has saved more than 16,000 lives in New York State alone. The awards honor those who have given distinguished service in the fields of peace-building, charitable work, […]

December 11, 2022» Read more

The New York Times has included END SEPSIS as a recommended charity in its Opinion Giving Guide for 2022. Columnist Maureen Dowd wrote about our story and our work for the Sunday edition of the New York Times. The Times Giving Guide is designed to draw attention to organizations doing exceptional work worthy of readers’ attention […]

December 9, 2022» Read more

There are a lot of stories in the media about an invasive form of a streptococcal infection. Thus far it has claimed the lives of eight children in the U.K. The bacteria, known as Group A Strep, is a common cause of sore throats, especially in school-aged children, and is often referred to as “strep […]

December 7, 2022» Read more