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July 17th, 2012
08:37 PM ET

Flesh-eating bacteria victim's recovery: Father says it's "an amazing accomplishment"

Aimee Copeland, the 24-year-old victim of a flesh-eating bacteria continues to recover in rehab after losing parts from four limbs.

Aimee's father, Andy Copeland is OutFront with new details on her recovery.


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  1. Kevin A. Lewis

    From some info from some old-school doctors from the last century, wouldn't it make more sense to treat victims with an intravenous drip of ethyl alcohol instead ineffective antibiotics and carving out the infected parts? It sounds a bit Victorian, but if you raise the patient's blood-alcohol level to 25% (or whatever doesn't kill them) the bacteria isn't going to be too happy-and a hangover is a lot better than losing body parts!

    July 18, 2012 at 2:40 pm | Reply

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