Flesh-Eating Bacteria Vibrio Vulnificus Found In Warm Florida Water (VIDEO)

July 29, 2014 7:34 PM

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A flesh-eating bacterium has been found in warm Florida waters and has already infected 11 individuals.

Vibrio vulnificus is related to the bacterium that causes cholera; it lives in warm saltwater, ABC news reported. If ingested the bacteria can cause symptoms such as vomiting and diarrhea, but if it infects an open wound the effects can be more gruesome. This type of skin infection is characterized ...

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