Kentucky man diagnosed with flesh-eating infection after camping trip along river

Atlanta Journal Constitution - 07-18


LANCASTER, KY. — A Kentucky man was diagnosed with a flesh-eating infection after he went camping along the Green River. According to WKYT, Jonathan Metcalf and his family, who live in Lancaster, visited the river on Memorial Day weekend. But the trip came to an early end when Metcalf started to feel uncomfortable, dizzy and feverish after camping and swimming in the area.