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Aimee Copeland Released from Hospital, Begins Physical Therapy

Aimee Copeland, the 24 year-old college student who contracted necrotizing fasciitis following an accident on a homemade zip line, has finally been released from the hospital after months of treatment. However, according to her father, Copeland isn’t headed for home just yet. Instead, she’s scheduled to spend several weeks at a rehabilitation facility, where she will learn how to navigate …

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Flesh-Eating Disease Strikes Again: New Mom Fights For Her Life

Although it has been called “extremely rare”, the bacterial infection that caused Georgia college student Aimee Copeland to lose her leg last week has now been found in a South Carolina woman who recently gave birth to twins. 36-year old Lana Kuykendall had to be rushed back to the hospital after being discharged because she had severe pain in her …

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Flesh-Eating Disease Victim Likely To Lose More Limbs

The college student who lost her leg after a zip-line accident last week will likely have to face more amputations, doctors say. 24-year old Aimee Copeland was riding a homemade zip-line near Little Tallapoosa River on May 1st when the line snapped and cut her leg open. While it was a deep enough gash to require stitches, Copeland had no …

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