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Last month, a 21-year-old aspiring personal trainer, Kyler Baughman, died of organ failure due to septic shock caused by the flu.
At 19, Amy Purdy suffered septic shock as a result of meningococcal meningitis.
If improperly purified, the treatment could have caused septic shock and killed him.
How One Person Lost Both Feet and 9 Fingers to the Flu Brian Herndon of Texas went into septic shock after being diagnosed with the flu and pneumonia.
Two years later after losing both kidneys to the septic shock, and a week before her 21st birthday, Amy received a kidney transplant from her father.
However, it was later determined that the pre-teen girl actually died from cardiac arrest due to septic shock.
That changed after Savita Halappanavar, a 31-year-old dentist, died in a Galway hospital after going into septic shock following a miscarriage.
Hobbs had been admitted to Virginia's Sentara Norfolk General Hospital for an infected gall-bladder that had led to septic shock.
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