Washington Boy Jake Finkbonner Recovers From Flesh-Eating Bacteria: Was It a Miracle of Science?

In 2006, Jake Finkbonner almost died of a flesh-eating bacterial infection. His family believes he survived because of a modern-day miracle, which the Vatican is investigating as it considers a Native American who lived three centuries ago for sainthood. While Jake's survival was a reason to be joyous and grateful, infectious disease experts said it was more likely due to the medical and surgical attention he received, not a miracle. Five years ago, Jake, then 6, contracted a flesh-eating...Full Story
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