Sunderland toddler’s family feared flesh-eating disease had returned

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TOUCHING his brother’s hand, Frankie Mould lies in a hospital bed amid fears the flesh eating bug which almost claimed his life had returned.

The two-year-old was re-admitted to hospital just weeks ago where he underwent emergency surgery to remove a section of skin graft on his back for testing.

Result showed the Hylton Castle tot had instead contracted Scarlet fever and a wound infection.


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