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Flesh Eating Fungus Killed 5 After 2011 Joplin Tornado
2012-12-16 07:46:20

Following the massive tornado that devastated Joplin, Missouri, in 2011, a fast growing, flesh eating fungus killed five people according to two new studies.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.