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October 9, 2013
Idaho boy survives flesh-eating bacteria
The Associated Press
DIETRICH, Idaho — A southern Idaho boy returned home this week from the hospital after a terrifying bout with a flesh-eating bacteria that doctors once feared would kill him.
"The disease is easy to misdiagnose. It may start with a red spot on the skin," Scholes said. "The infection goes deeper beneath the skin and can move relatively quickly and get serious fast."