Keith Korth, a 44 year old man from Brenham, Texas, is the latest victim of necrotizing fasciitis, a flesh eating bacteria, which is debilitating and deadly disease. The main culprit is a very well known bacterium, streptococcus pyogenes, which causes strep throat. A 28 year old woman and full time student at the University of Memphis who is suffering from a serious unknown illness. “Black scabs were coming out of her skin,” said her mother, Kathy Gary. The Doctors at Johns Hopkins Medical Center in Baltimore told her that she is the only person in the world with this unknown condition. Researchers from Mount Sinai School of Medicine have identified a previously unknown mechanism by which cells direct gene expression, the process by which information from a gene is used to direct the physical and behavioral development of individuals. Her medical bills are approaching $500,000 dollars, and help is indicated.