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Aimee Copeland Flesh Eating Bacteria

Aimee Copeland's New Hands

Posted 05.17.2013 | College

University of West Georgia student Aimee Copeland received new, bionic hands this week, after losing both hands, two feet and a leg last year when a f...

Laura Schocker

Aimee Copeland On Katie Couric's Show: 'If You Don't Need To Adapt, Then Why Adapt'

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Schocker | Posted 09.11.2012 | Healthy Living

In May, Aimee Copeland, a 24-year-old graduate student at the University of West Georgia, went zip-lining with friends on a sunny day. But when the ho...

Aimee Copeland, Woman Who Fought Flesh-Eating Illness, Goes Home

AP | RUSS BYNUM | Posted 10.23.2012 | Good News

SAVANNAH, Ga. — After more than three months in the hospital and a rehabilitation clinic, a young Georgia woman who survived a rare fleshing-eat...

Woman With Flesh-Eating Disease Improving In Rehab

AP | Posted 09.29.2012 | College

ATLANTA — The father of a woman battling a rare flesh-eating disease says his daughter is making significant strides in her physical rehabilitat...

Woman With Flesh-Eating Disease Improving In Rehab

AP | Posted 09.29.2012 | College

ATLANTA -- The father of a woman battling a rare flesh-eating disease says his daughter is making significant strides in her physical rehabilitation. ...

Aimee Copeland, Flesh-Eating Bacteria Victim, Achieves Major Progress In Rehab

The Huffington Post | Anna Susman | Posted 07.09.2012 | College

Flesh-eating disease victim Aimee Copeland continues to defy medical odds, according to her father. Copeland was recently reported to have brushed ...

Michigan Woman With Flesh-Eating Bacteria Infection Fights For Her Life

Posted 07.06.2012 | Detroit

Doctors at Detroit Receiving Hospital are fighting to save the life of Crystal Spencer, 33, who is battling a rare -- and often deadly -- case of fles...

Aimee Copeland, Flesh-eating Bacteria Victim, To Leave Hospital Monday

AP | RUSS BYNUM | Posted 07.01.2012 | College

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- A Georgia woman diagnosed with a rare, flesh-eating disease will soon leave the hospital where doctors gave her little chance of surv...

Flesh-Eating Disease Victim On The Road To Recovery

The Huffington Post | Anna Susman | Posted 06.26.2012 | College

Flesh-eating disease victim Aimee Copeland's condition was upgraded to “good” by hospital officials on Monday -- a magnificent feat for the 24-yea...

Student With Flesh-Eating Disease Upgraded To 'Good'

AP | Posted 08.25.2012 | College

ATLANTA -- Doctors have once again upgraded the condition of a Georgia woman battling a flesh-eating disease. Hospital officials said Monday that Aim...

Aimee Copeland Says She Feels Like A 'Patchwork Quilt,' Begs For Painkillers

Alex Kuczynski-Brown | Posted 06.18.2012 | College

Flesh-eating bacteria victim Aimee Copeland is pleading for painkillers after skin graft surgery has left her feeling like a “patchwork quilt,” ac...

Aimee Copeland Fights Flesh-eating Virus While Refusing Pain Meds

AP | JEFF MARTIN | Posted 06.17.2012 | College

ATLANTA -- A Georgia woman fighting a flesh-eating disease is refusing to take pain medications during some procedures, partly because of her personal...

Student With Flesh-Eating Disease Improves

AP | Posted 08.12.2012 | College

AUGUSTA, Ga. -- A Georgia woman battling a flesh-eating disease is slowly improving and her father said Tuesday she should be out of intensive care so...

Flesh-Eating Bacteria Victim Speaks

AP | Posted 05.29.2012 | College

ATLANTA -- A young Georgia woman battling a flesh-eating disease could hardly believe it when she was able to speak Sunday for the first time since sh...

Aimee Copeland: Fight Against Flesh-eating Bacteria Is Slow But Sure

Reuters | Posted 07.24.2012 | College

ATLANTA, May 24 (Reuters) - A Georgia graduate student fighting a rare flesh-eating bacterial infection she contracted after being injured in a zip-...

Woman Fighting Flesh-Eating Bacteria Shows Another Sign Of Recovery

AP | JEFF MARTIN | Posted 07.21.2012 | College

ATLANTA — A young Georgia woman fighting a flesh-eating disease is now able to breathe on her own, a milestone that sent the family's spirits so...

How You Can Help Georgia Student Battling Flesh-Eating Bacteria

Posted 05.16.2012 | Impact

The Georgia graduate student who is battling a vicious flesh-eating infection continues to astound doctors with her progress and her supporters are jo...

Student With Flesh-Eating Bug Mouths 'Where Am I?'

AP | RUSS BYNUM | Posted 07.15.2012 | College

SAVANNAH, Ga. — A week ago, doctors gave her little chance of survival. Now a Georgia grad student who is battling a rare flesh-eating infection...

Flesh-Eating Germ Rare, Especially For The Healthy

AP | MIKE STOBBE | Posted 07.14.2012 | College

ATLANTA — Aimee Copeland, a Georgia grad student, is fighting for her life because of the flesh-eating bacteria that infected her after she gash...

Georgia Student Now Communicating Through Battle With Flesh-eating Bacteria

AP | RUSS BYNUM | Posted 07.14.2012 | College

AUGUSTA, Ga. -- After 10 days in the hospital, a Georgia graduate student fighting a rare flesh-eating infection isn't letting the breathing tube in h...

Georgia Student In Critical Condition After Fight With Flesh-Eating Bacteria

AP | RUSS BYNUM | Posted 07.11.2012 | College

Whether she was hiking in the woods, growing organic vegetables or working on her master's degree in psychology, Aimee Copeland embraced her passions ...

Flesh-Eating Bacteria Victim Showing Signs Of Recovery, But May Have More Amputations

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 05.11.2012 | Crime

The road ahead will not be easy for Aimee Copeland, the Georgia woman whose freak zip-lining accident led to a flesh-eating bacteria infection that's ...

Georgia Student Gets Flesh Eating Disease After Falling Off A Zip Line

Posted 05.09.2012 | College

A University of West Georgia student contracted a virulent flesh-eating bacteria in her leg after a fall from a zip-line went horribly wrong. Aime...