Girl spent eight days in coma after getting sepsis from sore throat

A schoolgirl spent eight days in an induced coma after a sore throat turned into deadly sepsis.

Kiah Stone-Richards, 12, came home from school feeling unwell and was put to bed by her parents thinking she may have caught the flu.

But within hours her condition had deteriorated to the point her grandmother Sharon, 53, found her the following day looking ‘blue and unresponsive’.

She had developed sepsis, a life-threatening infection which occurs when the body’s immune...
source: Metro

2020-01-24 14:47
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