Teenager May Lose Hand to Rare, Flesh-Eating Fish Tank Bacteria

What started as a small scrape from corner of the family's fish tank five years ago may end in the amputation of a champion teen gynmast's hand. Hannele Cox, 13, from Oak Hills, Calif., has battled a rare, flesh-eating infection she contracted from the tank when she was 8 and doctors have been unable to stop it from spreading. The bacteria has now spread to the bones of her right hand. "I can't use that hand at all. I'm in pain all the time," says Hannele. Over the years, the infection has...Full Story
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