Zara Slattery’s sickness began as a sore throat, however she was finally combating for her life as a flesh-eating bug attacked her physique.
The artist, from Brighton, East Sussex, was positioned in a medical coma for over a fortnight and her husband was informed to organize for the worst.
Ms Slattery recovered however misplaced a leg, and has now turned the drug-induced visions of her coma right into a graphic novel.
Journalist: BBC South East well being correspondent Mark Norman
Produced by: Bob Dale and Tom Darby