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Fighting infections with viruses, as antibiotics fail
Yahoo! News

When doctors told Christophe Novou that his leg would have to be amputated at the hip due to a raging bacterial infection, the 47-year-old Frenchman thought about killing himself.

After surviving a crippling traffic accident and dozens of operations to repair the damage, to him life in a wheelchair just did not seem worth living.

That’s when an article about a clinic in Georgia offering an obscure treatment for hard-to-treat infections using live virus — something called phage therapy — caught his eye.