Purdue Student Powers Through 'Perfect Storm' of Infections

A Purdue University sophomore is recovering from a near-fatal onslaught of infections that started with an end-of-term bout of mono. "I had no idea I was that sick," said 20-year-old Rebeka Kasper, her voice still raspy from 21 days spent on a ventilator in the intensive care unit of a northwest Indiana hospital. Kasper had been refereeing a volleyball game at Purdue when her chest began to ache. The next day, doctors diagnosed her with mononucleosis -- a viral infection common among...Full Story
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