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What spreads almost as fast as necrotizing fasciitis, a.k.a. flesh-eating infection? News stories about it. Surely by now you've heard about the horrifying case of Aimee Copeland, the 24-year-old Georgia graduate student who cut her leg on May 1 and...
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Daily American CorrespondentA group of Shade-Central City volunteers showed how a community joined together could help others. On Saturday, Cindy Adomnik, Linda Sesack, Betty Lou Rapsky, Jennifer Goga and Judy Blough, held a basket party and spaghetti dinner to raise funds for...
firstname.lastname@example.orgFlesh-eating bacteria might sound like something from a science fiction movie or an episode of "The Twilight Zone." But it isn't make believe. Instead, it's a real-life horror story — one where a micro-organism enters the body through an open wound...
The story of a 24-year-old Georgia graduate student fighting a flesh-eating disease has prompted a microbiologist with the Veterans Affairs Maryland Health Care System to speak out about the infection. Aimee Copeland lost most of her left leg after the...
Los Angeles TimesIn the 17th century, she was known as “Lily of the Mohawks,” a Catholic convert scarred by smallpox and ostracized by her tribe but unshaken in her faith. After Sunday, she will be known as St. Catherine Tekakwitha, the first Native...
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An autopsy shows flesh-eating bacteria caused the death of an Illinois prison inmate. A convicted murderer, 32-year-old Robert Turner died Friday in a hospital where he was being treated for several illnesses, including cirrhosis of the liver. An...
Tribune reporterA man sentenced to 40 years in prison for killing a man during a home invasion in 1998 died of blood poisoning and the so-called flesh-eating bacteria, an autopsy has found. Robert J. Turner, 32, died Friday at the University of Illinois Medical Center...
KTLA NewsATLANTA -- Aimee Copeland was spending her first night at home Wednesday since flesh-eating bacteria forced the amputation of her hands, leg and foot three months ago. Copeland's first stop out of rehab was to Longhorn Steakhouse for lunch with her...
MDE regs will cost septic owners plenty To the editor: In a recent regulatory ruling by the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE), a regulation, 26.04.02, requiring Best Available Technology (BAT) has been proposed for new residential...
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - A Juneau man is in a Seattle hospital where he is being treated for flesh-eating bacteria. The Juneau Empire (http://is.gd/vtgzTj) says Ruben Pereyra was flown to Seattle's Harborview Memorial Hospital nearly two weeks ago,...
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