When Rory and Kathleen were little, Halloween was an enormous treat for the whole family-it was a break from the school schedule, a time to be with neighborhood friends, and a moment to look into my children’s eyes and see all the merriment. It was pure pleasure. Now, my heart is more fragile at Halloween, […]
The flu season is upon us and evidence suggests that this season could be severe. According to CDC Director Rochelle Walensky, after two winters spent masked and in lockdown, the population’s immunity may be lower. Together with the opening of schools and workplaces, the population may be at increased risk of disease, potentially straining hospital resources […]
Last week, news broke that former President Bill Clinton had been hospitalized with sepsis. In the immediate aftermath of this report, incorrect information about sepsis circulated in the media. To correct this and help those unfamiliar with the condition understand more about sepsis, which claims 275,000 lives each year in the United States, we talked […]
In collaboration with Stella Saves Lives, END SEPSIS has posted a new page on Group A Strep. Both Rory and Stella Hall, whose parents founded Stella Saves Lives died from sepsis as a result of Group A Strep. Learn about the condition and how you can keep yourself and your family safe: Group A Strep.
Our World Sepsis Day Webinar was a great success! Nearly 500 women’s healthcare providers, including clinicians. nurses, midwives and doulas, registered to hear from our expert panel of speakers. They discussed new data on the urgent problem of maternal sepsis and the role and best practices of each healthcare discipline in reducing instances of the […]