Helping Hand in Flesh-Eating Disease Tragedy: A Canadian Story

Wow, those nice Canadians. They do live up to their “nice” reputation don’t they. Here’s an inspiring story about how a Windsor businessman helped kids left fatherless by the flesh-eating bug. Props to Jose’s Noodle Factory for being good guys in this story.

Windsor business steps up from kids left fatherless by flesh-eating disease
Via The Vancouver Sun

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Insect Bites and Flesh-Eating Bacteria: Jay Fox in Bermuda

The flesh-eating bacteria is everywhere. We’ve already blogged about cases in Australia, the United Kingdom, Canada, and the United States.

Now here’s a case from Bermuda which involves Jay Fox, a gospel singer from Bermuda who was infected with the disease after he was stung by a wasp. This does not mean, of course, that insect bites can give you this deadly disease. However, insect bites can open wounds which can serve as the “door” for the opportunistic bacteria.

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