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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.”

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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. (

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