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My memory was completely wiped MINUTES after I was struck by a rare brain infection

My memory was completely wiped MINUTES after I was struck by a rare brain infection

IMAGINE waking up and not knowing who you are, what you do or how to do something as basic as feed yourself. Well, that was the nightmare one succe ...
Holidaymaker has to have his toe AMPUTATED due to an infection he caught on a TUI break

Holidaymaker has to have his toe AMPUTATED due to an infection he caught on a TUI break

A BRITISH tourist was forced to have his little toe amputated after catching an infection on his holiday in Spain. Rob Barlow, 75,  and his wife Cl ...
New test that detects sepsis in minutes could save thousands of lives – know the signs of killer infection

New test that detects sepsis in minutes could save thousands of lives – know the signs of killer infection

A LIFESAVING two-and-a-half minute test for deadly sepsis has been developed by scientists. The new check could be rolled out across the NHS within ...
Man with skin infection ‘disgusted’ after taxi firm banned him because he is ‘smelly’

Man with skin infection ‘disgusted’ after taxi firm banned him because he is ‘smelly’

A MAN with a skin infection has claimed he has been banned from a local taxi firm because he was “too smelly”. Stephen Davis, 52, has cellulitis, a ...
Mum’s agony as daughter, 10, dies of meningitis after A&E docs said her earache was just an infection

Mum’s agony as daughter, 10, dies of meningitis after A&E docs said her earache was just an infection

A GIRL, 10, died of meningitis after doctors diagnosed her with an ear injection, her family have said. Abbigayle Dipietro died in hospital in Fort ...
Woman, 20, left wheelchair-bound after NOSE piercing gets infected and ‘pus crushes her spine’

Woman, 20, left wheelchair-bound after NOSE piercing gets infected and ‘pus crushes her spine’

A WOMAN was left wheelchair-bound after having her NOSE pierced. Layane Dias said she thought nothing of it when her new piercing bled and became s ...
Diabetic schoolgirl, 16, dies hours after GP sent her home with ‘ear infection’ despite hyperventilating and struggling to walk

Diabetic schoolgirl, 16, dies hours after GP sent her home with ‘ear infection’ despite hyperventilating and struggling to walk

A DIABETIC schoolgirl died hours after a GP sent her home with an “ear infection” – despite the fact she was hyperventilating and ...
Equine flu outbreak causes all UK horse race meetings to be CANCELLED on Thursday over fears of infection

Equine flu outbreak causes all UK horse race meetings to be CANCELLED on Thursday over fears of infection

AN OUTBREAK of equine flu has caused all racing meetings in the UK to be cancelled today. The sport’s governing body the British Horseracing Author ...
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