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BC Place glows pink for World Sepsis Day

September 13th, 2018

BC Place will glow pink on Thursday, September 13th, in recognition of World Sepsis Day.

Sepsis is a life-threatening illness caused by your body’s response to an infection. Your immune system protects you from many illnesses and infections, but it’s also possible for it to go into overdrive in response to an infection. Sepsis develops when the chemicals the immune system releases into the bloodstream to fight an infection cause inflammation throughout the entire body instead.

World Sepsis Day is held on September 13th every year and is an opportunity for people around the world to unite in the fight against sepsis, as it accounts for at least 8 million deaths worldwide annually.

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