now we know: bath-salts were not the trigger of anything zombielike at all, so what the heck was going on?
found this map for "zombie-instances",
checked the links and stumbled on this:
Copeland had contracted a devastating infection called necrotizing fasciitis. It’s nothing short of a nightmare scenario you’d expect to see on an
episode of Grey’s Anatomy—fodder for paranoia about all the contagions out there, lying in wait. “Necrotizing” denotes a substance that kills
living tissue; necrotizing fasciitis is a bacterial infection that causes muscle, skin, and tissue death. The infection can be caused by several
different types of bacteria, says Otto Yang, an infectious-diseases physician at UCLA’s David Geffen School of Medicine. “Almost any type of
bacteria that can cause skin infections can cause this. Staph. Streptococcus. And sometimes various mixtures of bacteria can get in there,” he
The doctors diagnosed a skin infection and put her on intravenous antibiotics. Things got better. But two days later, the swelling suddenly
returned. At that point, she told them that she had injected the bath salts (not to be confused with real bathing aids) at the party. The doctors
cut open the skin on the woman's forearm and discovered a raging infection and dead muscle. They knew immediately that she was in serious trouble. As
they cut skin farther up her arm in an effort to find healthy tissue, the infection was moving so fast they could see flesh dying right before their
A South Carolina woman has been diagnosed with a potentially deadly flesh-eating virus and is currently in critical condition, her husband said
Thursday. Lana Kuykendall gave birth to twins on May 7 and was discharged soon after, but she returned to the hospital days later after noticing a
rapidly expanding bruise on her leg. Doctors have since removed the dead skin and the tissue from both her legs and she is now on a ventilator, and
her husband said she is suffering from the flesh-eating virus, although doctors have not publicly confirmed it. The case comes just weeks after
Georgia graduate student Aimee Copeland contracted necrotizing fasciitis after cutting her leg while ziplining and is also currently on ventilator.
ermm... say hello to synthia 3 times and counting?
anybody alive here on ATS or am I the only undead attached to this thread?