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30/11/2013

Infection by Vibrio Vulnificus bacteria

Filed under: Health — anlactunay @ 7:55 PM

“The bacteria normally lives in warm seawater and can be contracted by eating raw seafood or by infecting a skin ulceration.”

“The latest death connected to the Vibrio vulnificus bacteria – which normally lives in warm seawater – in the Volusia and Flager counties. Nine people have died in the area from the bacteria this year.”

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2438639/Vibrio-vulnificus-Man-dies-infected-seawater.html#ixzz2m7ZRAArw
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Vibrio vulnificus is a bacterium in the same family as those that cause cholera. It normally lives in warm seawater and is part of a group of vibrios that are called “halophilic” because they require salt. (CDC.gov)
http://www.foxnews.com/health/2013/10/11/31-in-florida-infected-by-bacteria-in-salt-water/
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