Lethal bacteria found in Polish hospital
A second patient, an 87-year-old woman has also died infected with gas gangrene, but hospital authorities have not confirmed that the bacteria were the reason for her death. Yet another patient, a 50-year-old man has been diagnosed with the bacteria.
thenews.pl - Wed, 22 Apr 2015 04:03

If This Is a Woman: Inside Ravensbrück, Hitler's Concentration Camp for Women ...
The Nazi doctors who created wounds in the Polish experimental subjects and infected them with dirt and glass in order to test cures for gas gangrene worked at Auschwitz and used male subjects, too. So much else besides their gender determined the fate ...
The Guardian - Wed, 01 Apr 2015 03:00

Vet's corner: Clostridial diseases in cattle
Treatment is rarely successful, even if initiated early. On occasion, the injection of twice daily penicillin, allied to the surgical exposure, removal and flushing of gangrenous muscle, may prevent a fatal septicaemia from occurring, with subsequent ...
Irish Farmers Journal - Sun, 19 Apr 2015 08:33

Even in the gas chambers, miracles can happen
Suzanna Braun (nee Weisz) was barely 16 when she walked into a gas chamber at Auschwitz, together with her mother and sister. A rare malfunction saved their lives. “There were about 30 of us in there, and I remember thinking this was the end,” she recalls.
Haaretz - Sun, 12 Apr 2015 07:15

Staying Composed Among the Chaos of 'Meeting the Mexican Ambulance'
A 95-year-old man was recently brought from a cancer clinic with skin cancer that had progressed to gangrene. It had eaten away so much tissue on the left side of his face that you could see directly into his oral ... Border calls can also present ...
JEMS.com - Tue, 07 Apr 2015 10:15

The lost souls of Condah who joined the Anzacs
The most insidious of war weapons, mustard gas, had crept upon him on the Western Front, he told his family. His war ... Her son, Hervey Morton, 20, would have his foot blown off in France in May1916, leading to gangrene and the amputation of his leg.
Sydney Morning Herald - Fri, 17 Apr 2015 07:16

Army doctor relays tales of the front
''Our great trouble was the awful sepsis of the gas gangrene. No one has ever seen anything like it before. There have not been quite so many of these cases since the winter came on. ''Sometimes the men are lying out days before they are picked up and ...
Otago Daily Times - Wed, 08 Apr 2015 10:37

The US's Nazi Imports
…instigated battlefield traumas by taking women prisoners…and filling their wounds with gangrene cultures, sawdust, mustard gas, and glass, then sewing them up and treating some with doses of sulfa drugs while timing others to see how long it took ...
The Beacon (blog) - Wed, 01 Apr 2015 06:27

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