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Aimee Copeland Goes Home

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) –  A 24-year-old Georgia woman who survived a rare, flesh-eating disease is back home after more than three months in the hospital and a rehabilitation clinic. Aimee Copeland’s father says she was “laughing it […]

WAOK-AM–08/23/2012

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Ga. Woman With Flesh-Eating Bacteria Makes Strides In Therapy

The father of a woman battling a rare flesh-eating bacteria says his daughter is making significant strides in her physical rehabilitation.

07/30/2012

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Woman With Flesh-Eating Bacteria Able To Sit Up

The father of a young Georgia woman battling a flesh-eating disease says his daughter summoned her strength and sat up in a chair for five hours, surprising nurses and loved ones.

05/24/2012

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Three Cases Of Flesh Eating Bacteria In Georgia

ATLANTA (WAOK)- Doctors are calling it a rare surge in cases of flesh-eating bacteria. There are now three confirmed cases in Georgia but officials say the three cases are not related. Thirty-three-year-old landscaper Bobby Vaughn has […]

WAOK-AM–05/22/2012

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Woman Battling Flesh-Eating Bacteria Breathing On Own, ‘Cracking Jokes’

The father of a young Georgia woman fighting a flesh-eating bacteria says his daughter is now breathing on her own.

05/21/2012

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Young Woman Learns Toll Of Flesh-Eating Bacteria

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – A young Georgia woman fighting a flesh-eating bacteria has said “Let’s do this” after being told that she will lose her hands and remaining foot. Her father posted the update on his Facebook […]

WAOK-AM–05/18/2012

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Aimee Copeland On More Amputations: ‘Let’s Do This’

A young Georgia woman fighting a flesh-eating bacteria has said “Let’s do this” after being told that she will lose her hands and remaining foot.

05/18/2012

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Blood Drive Set For Flesh-Eating Bacteria Survivor

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – A blood drive is being held Tuesday at the University of West Georgia for a student fighting a flesh-eating bacteria that threatens her life. Aimee Copeland’s left leg has been amputated, and her […]

WAOK-AM–05/15/2012

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Woman Fighting For Her Life After Contracting Flesh-Eating Disease

A 24-year-old graduate student is battling for her life after contracting a flesh-eating bacteria during a zip-lining accident which lacerated her leg.

05/09/2012

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