Flesh-Eating Disease Lands Man in Same Hospital as Aimee Copeland

A Georgia landscaper is battling flesh-eating disease at the same Augusta hospital as Aimee Copeland, the 24-year-old student who lost her leg to the deadly infection. Robert Vaughn, 32, contracted necrotizing fasciitis after cutting on his thigh while trimming weeds May 4, three days after Aimee Copeland sliced open her calf falling from a homemade zip line near the Little Tallapoosa River. Vaughn went to a hospital in Cartersville, Ga., where doctors gave him a prescription for antibiotics...Full Story
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