One year after Aimee Copeland was treated for two months in Augusta for a devastating infection, she's about to finish a master's degree and be fitted for two bionic hands.
Aimee Copeland, a 24-year-old Georgia woman, attracted nationwide attention as she battled against the odds after contracting a deadling bacterial infection.
NEW YORK — A Georgia woman who survived a rare fleshing-eating disease told Katie Couric on Tuesday that she doesn't take life for granted anymore.
Less than a month after her release from an Augusta hospital, Aimee Copeland is making significant strides in her physical rehabilitation.
The June 30 Run for Aimee 5K, which included a silent auction, raised $17,148 for Aimee Copeland, who suffered a devastating bacterial infection that resulted in a lengthy stay at Doctors Hospital.
We doubt there's a limit to what this woman of incalculable strength and wisdom can accomplish.
Aimee Copeland left the Augusta hospital Monday morning where she had been treated since early May for a life-threatening disease.
The Run for Aimee on Saturday raised at least $10,000 for prosthetics for Aimee Copeland, a graduate student from Snellville, Ga., who contracted necrotizing fasciitis in May.
Aimee Copeland will soon leave the hospital where doctors gave her little chance of surviving when she was admitted nearly two months ago, her father said Tuesday.
Aimee Copeland is improving and a fundraiser in her honor has already raised more than $10,000.
A woman fighting a flesh-destroying disease in an Augusta hospital is refusing to take pain medications during some procedures.
The condition of a Georgia woman battling a devastating infection at an Augusta burn center has been upgraded, the hospital announced Tuesday.
Although her condition has improved significantly, Aimee Copeland struggled mightily this past week, her father Andy wrote.
In overcoming what they can, they have the capacity to lift up countless others through example.
Bobby Vaughn, 33, was discharged from the Joseph M. Still Burn Center at Doctor's Hospital after being treated for a flesh-decaying infection, a spokeswoman confirmed.
The alumni groups of two major universities are teaming up in an effort to get graduates and fans of the schools to give blood for a young Georgia woman in an Augusta hospital.
The 24-year-old Georgia graduate student fighting a well-publicized infection at the Joseph M. Still Burn Center spoke Sunday for the first time since being admitted to the Augusta facility nearly ...
Jeannie Jackson thought it was a "hair bump" on her right thigh that grew quickly more red and swelled to the size of a grapefruit. It was actually necrotizing fasciitis.
The bacteria that causes the flesh-decaying infection that attacked Aimee Copeland is present in normal levels in the Little Tallapoosa River, according to a laboratory hired to test the water.
Dr. Jack Austin is pretty clear about all of the interest in so-called flesh-eating bacteria sparked by the highly publicized case of a Georgia woman fighting a devastating infection.