Funding for this research was provided by:
World Health Organization
Received: 28 February 2020
Accepted: 11 May 2020
First Online: 26 June 2020
Compliance with ethical standards
: CFS received grants from the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) via the Center for Sepsis Control and Care (CSCC; FKZ: 01EO1002 and 01EO1502) and from the Innovation Funds of the German government (FKZ 01VSF17010). The other authors declare no competing interests.
: All data and materials generated during the current study are available from the corresponding author on reasonable request.
: All authors approved the final version submitted for publication.