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Thank you for visiting the National Necrotizing Fasciitis Foundation. We hope that here you will discover all of the information you need to understand necrotizing fascitiis, more commonly known as the flesh-eating bacteria.

The NNFF community is comprised of tens of thousands of individuals from all over the world who have a shared experience having either survived NF, or lost a loved one to this highly fatal, devastating infection. We are strong, determined, compassionate, and passionate, and have dedicated our lives to bringing awarness and educating medical professionals and the public regarding NF.

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The National Necrotizing Fasciitis Foundation Launches Referral Initiative to Provide New Life-Saving Treatment to Victims of "Flesh-Eating" Disease

June 2, 2014 - URGENT In this program, the NNFF is connecting patients and their families from all over the United States and other countries with Dr. John Crew, director of the Advanced Wound CareCenter at Seton Medical Center in Daly City, California. Dr. Crew then oversees the care of the patients, using a ground-breaking new treatment that he has discovered and developed for this rapidly spreading life-threatening disease. [READ MORE]