Three-Time Cancer Survivor Loses Hands, Feet From Dog-Saliva Infection

At 32 years old, nursing student Hannah Rinehart is hooked to a ventilator, her body healing after an amputation of her hands and feet. The Decatur, Ga., woman, who is also a three-time cancer survivor, is fighting a rare bacterial infection, called capnocytophaga, which is found in the saliva of dogs but rarely affects people, her father, Doug Johnson, said. During a weekend of yard work, Rinehart contracted a high fever, but held out seeking medical attention until her appointment that...Full Story
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