Florida to beachgoers: Beware of flesh-eating bacteria

July 30, 2014 1:07 AM

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The bacteria invade cuts and scrapes to cause flesh-eating disease.

Health officials in Florida are warning beachgoers of the risk of flesh-eating bacteria, reports Fox News. The bacterium, called Vibrio vulnificus, is a naturally occurring bacterium that thrives in warm, moderately salty water. It can be particularly dangerous for individuals that have a weak immun...

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