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2 Bay area deaths linked to deadly bacteria

2 Bay area deaths linked to deadly bacteria

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  • The other Bay area death happened a month ago in Citrus County.
  • 2 Bay area deaths linked to deadly bacteria (Photo: WTSP)
  • The most recent in Sarasota County, where a person died after eating contaminated, raw shellfish.
  • And although there’s a risk, he says that doesn’t stop people from ordering and eating it because the cases like the one in Sarasota county are so rare.
  • Vibrio vulnificus is a bacterium that 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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@10NewsWTSP: “2 Bay area deaths linked to deadly bacteria

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SARASOTA, Fla. —   A warning after the Florida Department of Health confirms that the Bay Area has its first two deaths this year from a deadly bacteria. One in Citrus County and the other in Sarasota county. But t he victims contracted the bacteria 2 separate ways.


2 Bay area deaths linked to deadly bacteria

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