Comments for: ‘Flesh-eating’ infection claims 2 Maine lives in 6 months, advocacy group calls treatment ‘tragically inadequate’

Posted July 02, 2014, at 4:55 p.m.
Last modified July 02, 2014, at 8:55 p.m.

When a rare bacterial infection claimed the life of 18-year-old Benjamin LaMontagne in February, barely six months had passed since a Bangor mother died from the disease just shy of age 30. Both LaMontagne and Heather Nichols were young. Both appeared otherwise healthy. Both developed the rare, sudden infection, necrotizing …

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