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Ask Dr. Nandi: Sepsis and septic shock

Posted: 10:58 AM, Jun 07, 2016
Updated: 2016-06-07 14:58:45Z

As the world mourns the loss of Muhammad Ali, we're learning he died from septic shock following respiratory complications.

Sepsis can happen to anyone, but it is more common and a lot more dangerous in people who are very young or very old. There are over 1 million cases of sepsis in the U.S. every year.

Learn more about sepsis and septic shock with Chief Health Editor Dr. Partha Nandi in video player above.