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How Harmless Bacteria Quickly Turned Into a Flesh-Eating Monster

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Jacqueline Roemmele was one such unlucky person. She became infected in 1994 after the cesarean section birth of her twins. "Before they found what it was, my flesh was falling off in the nurses' hands," she said. Roemmele survived and went on to found, with Donna Batdorff, theNational Necrotizing Fasciitis Foundation.

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