Monday Dec 2
Hong Kong: A death from flesh-eating disease
The Centre for Health Protection of the Department of Health is today investigating a case of Vibrio vulnificus infection affecting a woman aged 79. Vibrio vulnificus is a type of bacteria causing necrotising fasciitis, commonly known as flesh-eating disease.
Coroner critical of doctor in young mother's death
The Northern Territory Coroner has criticised a doctor from Royal Darwin Hospital for the part she played on the day a young mother died from sepsis caused by a flesh-eating bacteria.
New York Daily News
Superbug turns up in Bronx school
A case of MRSA was found inside the Lewis and Clark Special Education School on Tuesday.