Firefighter, 19, loses his feet, hand and fingers after the flu turned into septic shock



A 19-year-old volunteer firefighter had to have both of his feet, one of his hands and all of his fingers amputated after a severe case of the flu led to a blood infection.
Willy McCue has been in critical condition for more than a month in Rockland County, New York, after being hospitalized with the flu. 
The flu led to pneumonia, a lung infection, that resulted in septic shock, killing tissue in McCue's feet and hands leading to the extensive amputations.
The former high school athlete has been showing signs of improvement in recent weeks but he may have several more surgeries in his... read more

 
2 April 2018 in Health, Views: 39
Source: Daily Mail
Share:
 




News Widget for Webmasters


Realtime News

 

«
»
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
            1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30