Alex Lewis, victim of flesh eating bacteria

Alex Lewis of Hampshire was nearly killed after what he thought was a common cold triggered a strep A infection, blood poisoning and toxic shock syndrome. His organs shut down and he was left in a coma. His extremities turned black with gangrene and doctors were forced to amputate all four limbs. He was given a three percent chance at survival.

Alex underwent nearly 20 hours of surgery just to rebuild his lips and nose.

2 Responses

  1. Will says:

    Such sad eyes…..

  2. AcP says:

    I feel like they could have done better on his lips …

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