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What you need to know about vibrio vulnificus, which can cause a flesh eating infection

Infections related to vibrio vulnificus are breaking records in Florida. That’s not great because those are flesh-eating infections.

Here & Now‘s Celeste Headlee talks with biology professor Anthony Ouellette about how to recognize these infections and why there are more than usual in Florida.

 

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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