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An electron micrograph of Vibrio vulnificus.

Florida Man Dies from Flesh-eating Bacteria after Fishing Trip

A man in Polk County, Florida died late last month after contracting Vibrio vulnificus, more commonly known as “flesh-eating bacteria,” during a recent fishing trip. The family of Richard Corley say that the 57-year-old father of one was a devoted outdoorsman and avid angler. They believe that Corley contracted…

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