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necrotising fasciitis

Two strains of one bacterium combine to cause deadly flesh-eating infection

Studies reveal that two strains of one bacterium combine to cause necrotising fasciitis.

13 Nov 2019 9:37 AM

7 signs you could be infected with deadly ‘flesh-eating bug’

It's dubbed "flesh-eating bug" but bacteria doesn't actually eat flesh, it releases toxins that damage tissues, causing it to rot away.

01 Aug 2018 12:07 PM

Man without limbs, lips gets shoulder skin grafted, new lips tattooed on face

Alex Lewis, had skin from his shoulder grafted around his mouth after he lost part of his face to a vicious flesh-eating infection.

02 Jul 2018 2:06 PM