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5 hrs ago | Courthouse News Service

Hospital Linen Blamed for Preemie's Death

Flesh-eating bacteria found on hospital linens was responsible for the deaths of at least five premature babies in 2008 and 2009, parents of one baby claim in court.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Worthing Herald

Doctors defend decisions after woman's death

A WOMAN admitted to hospital with a flesh-eating bug died four months later after a 'one to two per cent' complication following surgery to remove gallstones, an inquest heard.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

New Scientist

Flesh-eating bacterium is a child of the 80s

TO THE usual list of terrible things that appeared in the 1980s - bad hairdos, pleated acid-washed jeans, Miami Vice - we must now add flesh-eating bacteria.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Mukilteo Tribune

Boy who got flesh-eating bacteria now home

Trey Lauren, 13, has returned home from Seattle Children's Hospital after a three-and-a-half week stint fighting a flesh-eating bacteria in his leg.

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The Oregonian

Girl who suffered flesh-eating infection after falling on kickstand spurs $850,000 lawsuit

The family of a girl who fell onto the kickstand of her bicycle is suing Tuality Forest Grove Hospital for $850,000, claiming that a doctor brushed off the girl's injury as a bruise and didn't give her antibiotics that could have prevented flesh-eating bacteria from attacking her.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Surgical Products

Thirteen Surgeries Help Seattle Boy Survives Flesh-Eating Bacteria

A 13-year-old boy in Seattle has just been released from a hospital after surviving the ravages of a flesh-eating bacteria.

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National Geographic

How Harmless Bacteria Quickly Turned Into a Flesh-Eating Monster

By examining decades' worth of stored bacteria samples, researchers have determined how a benign organism evolved into a deadly pathogen that causes necrotizing fasciitis , commonly known as flesh-eating bacteria disease.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

KBCI CBS 2

Wash. boy leaves hospital after battle with flesh-eating bacteria

Three weeks ago, doctors were unsure he was going to make it. But on Wednesday, 13-year-old Trey Lauren of Monroe is preparing to leave Seattle Children's Hospital after a terrifying battle with flesh-eating bacteria.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

WPXI

Baldwin senior goes above and beyond in inspirational athlete contest

The story of Baldwin High School senior Luke Smorey was absolutely worthy of being named one of the top 100 most inspirational athletes in the nation.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

KBCI CBS 2

Terrified mom: 'They saw flesh-eating bacteria moving up his leg'

The past 18 days are a blur of surgeries, endless worry and evidence of amazing strength for the Lauren family of Monroe.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

Crofs Blogs

Hong Kong: Case of necrotising fasciitis under investigation

The Centre for Health Protection of the Department of Health is today investigating a case of necrotising fasciitis involving an 84-year-old man.

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