Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Flesh eating bacteria

  • AUGUSTA, Ga. – A Georgia graduate student fighting a rare flesh-eating infection has been looking at her ravaged hands and asking about the damage, all without tears, her father said Wednesday.
  • (FOX News)
  • Augusta — An Upstate, S.C. mom is in critical, but stable condition after her husband said she was diagnosed with a flesh-eating bacteria days after giving birth to twins.
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  • Another woman has contracted an infection from flesh-eating bacteria, according to news reports. Lana Kuykendall, of Upstate, S.C.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • The story of a 24-year-old Georgia graduate student fighting a flesh-eating disease has a prompted a microbiologist with the VA Maryland Health Care System to speak out about the infection.
  • (Baltimore Sun)
  • HOUSTON—Cowboys are some of the toughest guys in the world, Ricky Oliver, who ropes calves near Huntsville, is one of them. But mention flesh eating bacteria, and you can watch the cowboy cringe. "I'm terrified," he said.
  • (KHOU)
  • A new mother who delivered twins last week at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta is now battling flesh-eating bacteria in South Carolina. Lana Kuykendall is in critical but stable condition at Greenville Memorial Hospital.
  • (MyFox Atlanta)
  • ATLANTA -- Aimee Copeland, a Georgia grad student, is fighting for her life because of the flesh-eating bacteria that infected her after she gashed her leg in a river two weeks ago.
  • (San Jose Mercury News)
  • A Georgia girl is fighting for her life after she contracted a rare flesh-eating bacterial infection. Now a valley man says he had a similar problem. Aimee Copeland, the student in Georgia, cut her leg and it became infected.
  • (MyFox Phoenix)
  • A 24-year-old woman with ties to the Upstate is continuing to fight for her life against a flesh-eating bacteria that has already taken one of her legs – but over the weekend, there was some more encouraging news.
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  • SAVANNAH, Ga. — A Georgia graduate student fighting a rare flesh-eating bacterial infection has seen the severe damage to her hands and is accepting it without tears.
  • (Washington Post)

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