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Alabama father-of-eight is in the ICU with a flesh-eating infection after kayaking

4 monthes ago   |   By Daily Mail

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT. Ricky Rutherford, 41, contracted a flesh-eating bacterial infection after kayaking in Alabama. Doctors had to cut a six-inch piece of flesh out of Ricky's thigh.
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Woman infected with flesh-eating bacteria after a 10 minute swim

Woman infected with flesh-eating bacteria after a 10 minute swim

4 monthes ago   |   By Daily Mail

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT. Amanda Edwards was only swimming for about 10 minutes, but the bacterial infection she contracted could have cost her a leg for the rest of her life.
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