How Warwick Davis wife Sam almost died of sepsis

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Samantha Davis, wife of Warwick Davis, had a very close call recently as she was struck down by a trio of potentially life-changing illnesses, sepsis, meningitis and strep-B. Sam and Warwick conducted an interview with ITV News to draw attention to the seriousness of these deadly illnesses, and to describe just how close a call it was.

Sammy Davis nearly died following a routine back operation at Addenbrooke’s hospital. She and her husband – the Star Wars and Harry Potter actor – have praised the work of doctors and nurses there who saved her.

Sepsis is a serious complication of an infection that can lead to multiple organ failure and death

-Early symptoms may include fever, or chills and shivering

-fast breathing

-slurred speech

If caught early though, the infection can be controlled by antibiotics.