Aimee Copeland Spurns Pain Meds in Struggle Against Flesh-Eating Bacteria

The heartbreaking saga of Aimee Copeland's struggle with a relentless case of necrotizing fasciitis that has already claimed her right foot, left leg, and both hands continued Friday with news that the beleaguered young woman is refusing pain meds because of personal convictions. This comes on the heels of a Tuesday… »6/17/12 5:30pm6/17/12 5:30pm

Aimee Copeland, Victim of Flesh-Eating Bacteria, Is Finally Able to Speak

There's some good news in the case of Aimee Copeland, the 24-year-old woman in Georgia who came down with a horrifying case of necrotizing fasciitis (NF) that started after a flesh-eating bacteria called Aeromonas hydrophila infected a gash in her leg. She first cut her leg on May 1st, and several days later she was… »5/28/12 8:45pm5/28/12 8:45pm

Flesh-Eating Bacteria Attacks a Mother of Newborn Twins in South Carolina

We've all been captivated by the story of 24-year-old Aimee Copeland, who has been battling her way back to health after an insanely terrifying flesh-eating bacteria almost killed her and caused her to lose leg. Well, it appears flesh-eating bacteria is fast on its way to becoming a horrifying trend, because there's… »5/17/12 9:45pm5/17/12 9:45pm

Georgia Woman Slowly Recovering from the Flesh-Eating Infection that Claimed Her Leg

Aimee Copeland, a 24-year-old Georgia woman who contracted a flesh-eating virus after cutting open her leg on May 1st, has regained consciousness, but remains in critical condition at an Augusta hospital. Copeland was using a homemade zip line near the Little Tallapoosa River when the zip line snapped, causing her to… »5/15/12 5:45pm5/15/12 5:45pm