Flesh-Eating Bacteria and Microscopic Warfare: Personifying the Microbiome

Necrotizing faciitis, also referred to as flesh-eating disease, is caused by a range of bacteria that live on your skin and in your nasal cavity every day. While some cases happen in perfectly healthy individuals, some studies have been shown to correlate the risks with autoimmune diseases, diabetes, and alcoholism. The part that blew my … Continue reading Flesh-Eating Bacteria and Microscopic Warfare: Personifying the Microbiome