Boy fighting for his life as flesh-eating bacteria destroys his legs

By MARY KEKATOS HEALTH REPORTER FOR DAILYMAIL.COM

A six-year-old boy is fighting for his life after doctors missed a flesh-eating bacteria spreading through his legs.

Chance Wade began complaining of leg pain after hurting himself in mid-November so his mother, Melissa Evans, took him to the pediatrician’s office.

The boy’s doctor, in McComb, Mississippi, said they were no broken bones but that that the first grader was suffering from strep throat.

However, three days after the visit, Chance was still limping.

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