“Necrotizing fasciitis is what people know more widely as flesh eating bacteria," said Dr. White."It certainly is life threatening and the push is to get these people the proper treatment within the first 24-48 hours of diagnosis.”
According to the U.S. News & World Report’s latest nationwide study, Louisiana is ranked 37th out of 50 states in health care access, 48th in health care quality and 44th in public health. But there’s a slew of passionate young people interviewed by New 10 who say they’re hopeful their generation can turn the health care industry around.