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The Girl Who Survived Rabies

The girl who survived rabies is about 15 year old, Jeanna Giese, from Wisconsin in the USA, who survived rabies thanks to an innovative and desperate treatment tried out on her by Dr. Rodney Willougby.

His technique involved putting her into a deep coma allowing her body to begin an antibody response to the disease that let Jeanna gradually regained normal function. Subsequent testing of the same technique did not have such good results.

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Submitted: 05/19/2013
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User avatar #4 - cykocd (05/19/2013) [+] (3 replies)
I survived rabbis from a bat. Wheres my ******* tv show?
User avatar #13 to #4 - awesomesaucy (05/19/2013) [-]
Rabbi's from a bat aren't deadly. They'll only circumcise you. Rabies however, that will kill you which is why she got the TV show.
#2 - CIS White Male (05/19/2013) [+] (5 replies)
This isn't funny.

Why would you post something on FJ that isn't funny?
Wait, you went one step further, you posted something on funnyjunk you knew was not funny, in fact, you know it is not even intended to be funny.

So the logic here is that you went to a website designed for the sake of material that should be rich in comedic value and posted something that is far far away from what the site is intended for.

Keep this **** for some other websites, as beautiful the story may be, it is the wrong place to post it.
User avatar #3 to #2 - Rockaman (05/19/2013) [-]
Because it is very interesting.
User avatar #10 - superbigfupa (05/19/2013) [+] (1 reply)
About 20 seconds in i see the word "fap" in the clouds
User avatar #23 - SteyrAUG (05/20/2013) [+] (3 replies)
Are you telling me that instead of just vaccinating the girl, they waited until the rabies had gotten past the point where it could be treated and then tried some crazy ass coma treatment on her?
User avatar #18 - aldheim (05/20/2013) [+] (3 replies)
I don't get it.
I thought rabies was easily treated since, like, more than a century ago.
#17 - CIS White Male (05/20/2013) [-]
I mean as long as you get treatment within ten days of being bitten, or infection you're fine, if what I found on wikipedia is true. It's really just the parents fault for being a couple of ignorant savages and ignoring a bite from a wild animal without taking her to see a doctor. What a couple of morons, surviving rabies is a big deal when you or your parents are ******* stupid.
User avatar #14 - unmercifulgod (05/19/2013) [+] (1 reply)
I don't understand what's so "innovative" about the treatment. It's a medically induced coma. Doctors do that **** all the time.
#7 - CIS White Male (05/19/2013) [-]
Oh god how horrible. Why FJ? What a terrible disease. Makes me want to get vaccinated just in case...
User avatar #5 - thewinkster (05/19/2013) [+] (3 replies)
This made me really sad seeing the people who where tied to the bed and just waiting to die.
User avatar #1 - departed (05/19/2013) [-]
Wow just watched the whole thing. Very interesting.
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