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Michigan Woman Has Flesh-Eating Bacteria Aimee Copeland Survived

Michigan Woman Has Flesh-Eating Bacteria Aimee Copeland SurvivedWXYZ-TV/ABC News(DETROIT) -- A Detroit-area woman is fighting for her life against the same, rare flesh-eating disease that nearly killed Georgia graduate student Aimee Copeland.Crystal Spencer, 33, is in serious condition at Detroit Receiving Hospital...

Aimee Copeland Pleads for Painkillers, Feels Like ‘Patchwork Quilt’

Aimee Copeland Pleads for Painkillers, Feels Like ‘Patchwork Quilt’ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Aimee Copeland, the Georgia student recovering from flesh-eating disease, is pleading for painkillers after surgery to replace swaths of bacteria-ravaged skin and muscle, her father said.Copeland, 24, was hesitant to take morphine...

Georgia Flesh-Eating Disease Victim Speaks

Georgia Flesh-Eating Disease Victim SpeaksABC News(AUGUSTA, Ga.) -- Aimee Copeland, 24, has spoken her first words since she was hospitalized in an Augusta, Ga.,  hospital on May 4 after contracting a flesh-eating disease, according to her father’s Facebook page.Andy Copeland, who d...

Girl with Flesh-Eating Disease Faces ‘Horror,’ ‘Depression’

Girl with Flesh-Eating Disease Faces ‘Horror,’ ‘Depression’ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Aimee Copeland, the Georgia student who lost her leg to a rare flesh-eating infection after a zip line injury, is smiling and laughing, according to her family.  But the 24-year-old can't remember the events that landed her i...

Georgia Student with Flesh-Eating Disease Shows Signs of Recovery

Georgia Student with Flesh-Eating Disease Shows Signs of RecoveryWSB/ABC News(AUGUSTA, Ga.) -- Aimee Copeland, the Georgia student battling flesh-eating disease after a zip line injury, is showing signs of recovery, her family said on Thursday.  But the 24-year-old is still fighting for her life, relying on a v...

After Zip Line Injury, Student Fights Flesh-Eating Disease

After Zip Line Injury, Student Fights Flesh-Eating DiseaseAimee Copeland, 24, contracted flesh-eating disease during a zip line accident. (WSB/ABC News)(ATLANTA) -- A Georgia woman is fighting for her life after contracting a flesh-eating disease during a zip line accident. Aimee Copeland, a 24-year-old maste...

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