Microbes in the News

"Flesh-eating bacteria" get media hype

Article synopsis:
The popular media and the scientific community present differing views of the real dangers of the much-hyped "Flesh Eating Bacteria."

Article citation:
"Tabloid Strep," Discover, January 1995, p. ?.

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