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Flesh-Eating Virus?

Jack M. Bernstein, M.D. Bernstein at WSU-ID.Dayton.OH.US
Mon Oct 31 23:29:42 EST 1994


In article <393q28$q0o at gaia.ucs.orst.edu> donellyk at ucs.orst.edu (Kevin Donelly) writes:
>From: donellyk at ucs.orst.edu (Kevin Donelly)
>Subject: Flesh-Eating Virus?
>Date: 31 Oct 1994 22:11:20 GMT

>This might be old news or a stupid question to many of you all?  But what
>exactly is this flesh-eating virus that I've been hearing about lately?
>What does it do, where did it come from, what is its nature?
>Where to I look to find any information on it?  And what exactly is its scientific
>name?  That would really help for my personal research.

>Thanks much,
>Kevin

No flesh eating virus. Sorry. Just group A strep. I think that the English 
tabloids have had enough and the scare is going away.



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