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It is -- -- just to see the outpouring of support this -- -- having -- hosting a blood drive for her right now organized by her friends and her dad because you're dead but -- the hospital now for weeks and has seen such a need for blood not just for Amy but for other patients as well.
The blood drive is being held at the university west Georgia -- -- is getting her master's degree in psychology.
The -- -- been going on now for about an hour and 45 minutes runs till 7 o'clock tonight.
And as you might imagine her friends and her fellow students are all and -- I think that's for the go -- -- way not only for -- but for others and you know I think that's part of being sort of how can I make a difference in another person's life.
And even through this tragedy.
I think the trials would have to be that other people will be charged -- And you have to remember that many doctors did not think that she would survive to get her friends they're not surprise and all they say she is a fighter and she's gonna make it.
How -- the prognosis now officially Trace.
Well you know it's kind of as you noted -- it's -- to cut off her lag and now they're talking about her right foot possibly losing that and her fingers because the blood vessels are dying.
They're hoping to save the palms of her hands because that way she can then use prosthetic fingers.
But her lung function is improving and she's becoming more alert Dr.
Manny says if the antibiotics keep working her odds are good.
She has to fully recover they have to reverse the infection.
She has to deal with the the neurological impairments from.
And the physical therapy that it takes so this is that this is not something that's gonna get resolved and another couple weeks it's as good.
This is a long battle.
Yet as a long battle the Dr.
Manny also noted that once this bacteria is gone.
It's gone for good there are no recurrence -- -- Trace Gallagher live in Los Angeles -- thanks very much.
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