Friday Apr 18
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
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.
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.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
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.
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.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
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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.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
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.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
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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.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
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.
Sun Mar 23, 2014
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At least 59 people have died in Guinea following the outbreak of deadly flesh-eating virus Ebola.
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Enjoy a quiz night at Richard de Clare School on Friday
A quiz night will be held on Sunday to raise money for a charity that supports people affected by the flesh-eating infection, Necrotising Fasciitis.