Viv Bell's Story
Viv Bell, Meningitis Research Foundation, UK
Viv Bell talks about contracting meningococcal septicaemia in May 2008. Viv was in a coma for 12 weeks and lost both legs from the knee down, as well as her fingers and the use of one hand.
Viv is an ambassador for the Meningitis Research Foundation in Bristol, United Kingdom.
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