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They chopped off her hands, chopped off her feet, then....

by James Denison / January 24, 2009 3:18 AM PST
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by JP Bill / January 24, 2009 5:40 AM PST

With an axe?

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I think he's referring to the abruptness of
by drpruner / January 24, 2009 6:06 AM PST
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the course of the illness. In reading about it, I think that's not a bad metaphor.
Side note: It killed two infants in L.A. a while ago.

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as in amputated
by jonah jones / January 25, 2009 1:37 AM PST
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a previous article stated that they amputated her hands, feet, kidneys and half her stomach


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Such a tragedy.
by Angeline Booher / January 24, 2009 6:21 AM PST

The medical personnel must have felt helpless and frustrated in the battle against another "super bug", and saddened by it, as well.

Such a beautiful young woman. may she rest in peace.

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hospital infections
by jkwheat / January 24, 2009 9:03 AM PST

That is such a tragedy. I wonder where the model acquired the infection.

It's scary how many people are acquiring MRSA & other infections in hospitals themselves. Seems very hard to control the spread, but there is far more emphasis being put on basic hand washing hygiene by staff. I hope it helps!

Ontario hospitals are having to report more types of infections now than they used to, because of the increasing rates.


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that's true
by James Denison / January 24, 2009 9:58 PM PST
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getting scary to go to a hospital, even to visit someone.

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by FrankQC / January 25, 2009 5:35 AM PST
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