Local firefighter overcoming the odds despite five percent chance to live


An Albany International Airport firefighter is on the road to recovery after battling a deadly infection. 

St. Peter’s Hospital doctors gave Josh Woodward a five percent chance to live after he was diagnosed with sepsis. 

He made a remarkable turnaround last week and is slowly recovering from the infection. 

He was moved Tuesday from the ICU to a regular hospital room at St. Peter’s. 

Josh’s wife Chelsea credits not only the doctors, but also God and the community for supporting Josh throughout his battle with the infection. 

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