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Sepsis

Know the signs in young children

Sepsis is a deadly reaction to infection. Fortunately, sepsis in children is rare, but it is vital for parents to
be able to recognise the signs of serious illness in your child, act on your instincts and seek medical attention, as early recognition and treatment of sepsis saves lives.

If your child is unwell with a bug or infection – keep an eye on them. The video explains the  symptoms that may be signs of sepsis.

You can read more about sepsis, including symptoms in older children and adults, here.