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North Carolina Nurse Who Nearly Died From Sepsis Raises Awareness About Deadly Condition: ‘I Didn’t Look Sick’


Carol Fowler Durham was at a faculty meeting at the nursing school where she teaches in 2010, when she began shaking so violently she couldn’t sit still. Fowler did not realize that her body had launched an attack on itself, and that she was becoming deathly ill. Seven years later and fully recovered, Fowler now raises awareness about sepsis, the condition that almost killed her.

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