|Booksigning, Summer 2011|
Iwas stunned the first time I heard the words “flesh-eating bacteria” from a doctor. I thought . . . but I keep a clean house! I wash my hands with Howard Hughes-like regularity! This makes no sense! Apparently, being a clean person won’t protect you, and if you get necrotizing fasciitis, you have a twenty-five to seventy-five percent chance of dying from it, according to varying estimates.