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Aimee Copeland | The Augusta Chronicle

...May of 2012 because of a devastating infection called necrotizing fasciitis, which...fight to survive and recover from the infection attracted nationwide attention. One...two months in Augusta for a devastating infection, she's about to finish a master's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/people/aimee-copeland
West Nile case in Richmond County prompts new spraying of 'hot spots'

The first human West Nile virus infection this year in Augusta is prompting new...in Richmond County, which means the infection is causing some kind of neurological...Nationwide, there have been 579 cases of infection so far, including 23 deaths, according...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-10/west-nile-case-richmond-coun
Heroic effort lands firefighter in hospital with flesh-eating bacteria

...battling necrotizing fasciitis, the same infection that gained attention in 2012 when it...a paramedic, recognized the signs of infection. He elevated his leg, but that didn't...doctor put him on antibiotics, but the infection continued to worsen.Later in the week...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-14/heroic-effort-lands-firefigh
South Carolina hospital infection might have killed 3

...GREENVILLE, S.C. - Officials say a rare infection at Greenville Memorial Hospital might...patients have tested positive for the infection linked to surgical equipment.Greenville...patients who have tested positive for the infection.Officials said June 20 that 14 patients...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-27/sc-hospital-infection-may-ha
Augusta sickness likely part of outbreak

...investigating suspected clusters of infections from the virus, Schuchat said...usually present with very mild infections, sometimes no symptoms...Enteroviruses cause 10-15 million infections in the U.S. each year...not be unusual to see the infection spread to other areas, but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-08/augusta-sickness-likely-part
Fear outweighs risk of Ebola, experts say

...more than casual contact to cause an infection, she said.Augusta and Georgia have...health workers might not be taking common infection control procedures, such as wearing...Health care workers who are not using good infection control, not wearing gloves, are disproportionately...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-17/fear-outweighs-risk-ebola-ex
Too much water leads to leaf spots

...and prolonged periods of heavy fog increase the rate of infection. Diseased plants are the main source of anthracnose in landscape...You can also use protective fungicides at the first sign of infection at 10 to 14 day intervals during the summer. Daconil 2787...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2014-09-04/too-much-water-leads-lea
CDC: Ebola virus is our problem, too

...was treated for a hemorrhagic fever here and despite not taking any extra precautions none of them resulted in a secondary infection.For now, the focus is on West Africa and containing the spread there. In particular, Frieden cited the work of Doctors...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-02/cdc-ebola-virus-our-problem-
Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski said he will play Sunday

...He has 226 catches with 42 touchdowns in 50 regular-season games. Last season, coming off multiple surgeries and an arm infection, he appeared in seven games, catching 39 passes and four touchdowns before going down on a hit by safety T.J. Ward...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-09-01/patriots-tight-end-rob-gronko
HIV diagnosis rate fell by third in US over decade

...estimating about 50,000 new infections occur each year and that number...modeling.Lansky said maybe new infections are waning. Or maybe not...experts said.How could new infections be holding steady when diagnoses are falling? Perhaps the infection count might be buoyed by the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2014-07-19/hiv-diagnosis-rate-fell-th