By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The UK government plans to spend up to £7.5 million ($12.1 million) to fund new grant competitions for research that will improve the diagnosis, detection, and management of sepsis, which annually causes 60,000 deaths and costs the National Health Service around £2.3 billion, the UK's Technology Strategy Board said today.

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