A UK lawmaker got a standing ovation in the House of Commons after returning for the first time since losing his arms and feet after a sepsis infection. Conservative MP Craig Mackinlay, 57, went into sepsis shock in September 2023, and doctors were forced to amputate his feet and arms in December. He now uses prosthetic limbs. "As you know, we don’t allow clapping, but this is an exception," said House Speaker Lindsay Hoyle. Prime minister Rishi Sunak said he was "in awe of his incredible resilience", and Opposition leader Keir Starmer said parliament came together to "pay tribute to your courage and your determination". Mackinlay urged embedding "recognition of early signs of sepsis," saying that while it wouldn't have helped him, it could help some people from ending up with prosthetics.

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