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Could It Be Sepsis? C.D.C. Wants More People to Ask | The New York Times

Could It Be Sepsis? C.D.C. Wants More People to Ask | The New York Times

The baby seemed fine when Dr. Thomas R. Frieden left for work that July morning in New York more than 20 years ago. But when he returned home several hours later, his son was pale and blazing hot, limp in his wife’s arms.

“My first thought was that he was dead,” said Dr. Frieden, now the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “It was so scary, even for someone trained as a physician, to see how quickly someone who’s healthy can become critically ill.”

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