Flesh Eating Bacteria

There's An End In Sight To The Horror Of Flesh-Eating Disease

Jason Tetro | Posted 04.10.2017 | Canada Living
Jason Tetro

It's a scenario straight out of a horror movie. You start with a normal bout of strep throat and figure you're going to have to deal with that week-long stretch of pain and difficulty swallowing. But after a few days, things get much worse. You are diagnosed with necrotizing fasciitis, better known as flesh-eating disease.

This Man Is Running The Toronto Marathon With No Legs

Alana Hurov | Posted 05.08.2013 | Canada Impact
Alana Hurov

Imagine going to bed with flu-like symptoms and waking up three weeks later with no legs and only one arm. Bryan Cuerrier doesn't have to imagine. He lived it. He was diagnosed with Flesh Eating Disease. But his love and passion for life hasn't changed. To mark the third anniversary of the incident, he and his incredibly devoted wife have signed up for the Toronto Marathon on May 5.

The Rarest Of Flesh-Eating Bacteria Cases

CP | Mike Stobbe, The Associated Press | Posted 07.14.2012 | Canada

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...