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Dec 31, 2015 11:14 AM

No. 3 - NH opioid crisis gets a little scarier after feared case of flesh-eating drug

No. 3 - 1st suspected NH case of flesh-eating drug sends man to hospital

This case was scary because the heroin epidemic was taking center stage in the state.

Then there came reports about a drug tearing through Europe that ate users from the inside out and may have surfaced in New Hampshire.

The drug is called krokodil, and it's nasty.

After extensive testing, the drug turned out not to be krokodil. Instead, analysis suggested the drug user who had the strange infection was suffering from a staph or strep infection of the area.

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