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Doctors prevail in 'flesh-eating' bacteria case (access required)

The plaintiff, Ms. Harris, was admitted to Norton Community Hospital on Aug. 16, 2000, with a three-day history of shortness of breath and wheezing. She was admitted to the service of her regular physician, defendant Dr. Herbert, with a diagnosis of acute exacerbation of her chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). At the time of her ...