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I was wondering what the inovations for treating the flesh eating bacteria are if there are any....

"Flesh eating bacteria" are Streptococci, the ones that cause throat infections but sometimes cause extremely severe subcutaneous (below the skin) infections.In order to do this they have to enter the body through a damaged skin: a cut would be enough The infection is treated with antibiotics and hospitalization is needed for this life-threatening infection. Find more info at

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In this site you can find general information about bacteria, both pathogenic and 'good'. Have fun!

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