Flesh-eating bacteria are in warm coastal waters – but it doesn't mean you'll get sick
V. vulnificus infections are rare. News reports tend to focus on people dying or losing limbs from the “flesh eating” bacteria. But we don't often identify the most…
Aug 30, 2019 16:30 UTC Read More
Florida Boat Captain Hospitalized After Contracting Flesh-Eating Bacteria: ‘Now I’m More Aware’
One day after fishing with his grandson on the Gulf of Mexico, George Billiris started showing symptoms of vibrio.
Aug 02, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More
Florida Man Hospitalized by 'Flesh-eating' Bacteria: 'If I Didn't Get Treatment, I'd Probably Be Dead'
A veteran Florida fisherman hospitalized by so-called "flesh-eating" bacteria says he feels lucky to be alive, having feared the infection could have killed him.
Aug 01, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More
Yes, Flesh-Eating Bacteria Is in the Ocean – but It Doesn’t Mean You’ll Die
The warmer the warm, the more flesh-eating bacteria, also known as Vibrio vulnificus, that live in the ocean. But most news reports tend to focus on people dying…
Jul 31, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More
Study finds higher levels of flesh-eating bacteria in Delaware Bay
A recent study found a deadly "flesh-eating bacteria" is being found more commonly in the Delaware Bay.
Jul 30, 2019 01:59 UTC Read More
How to protect yourself from flesh-eating bacteria this summer
The flesh-eating bacteria that causes necrotizing soft tissue infections is moving north. An infectious disease expert discusses how to stay healthy.
Jul 29, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More
Man Dies From Brain-Eating Bacteria After Going Swimming: How To Avoid It
It sounds terrifying, but the bacteria is avoidable. A North Carolina man died from a brain-eating bacteria after going swimming in lake waterpark earlier this…
Jul 27, 2019 13:33 UTC Read More
Woman, 50, got flesh-eating bacteria while attending Coachella after she cut her leg shaving
Mona Rackauckus, 50, of California, said she came down with flu-like symptoms and redness on her leg 48 hours after attending Coachella and it turned out to…
Jul 27, 2019 04:06 UTC Read More
Virginia woman infected with flesh-eating bacteria at Norfolk beach
A Virginia woman was infected with a flesh-eating bacteria after swimming at a beach. Her vacation turned sour as she was recommended immediate surgery.
Jul 27, 2019 03:48 UTC Read More
Brain-Eating Bacteria Kills Man After Swimming In North Carolina
A brain-eating bacteria has reportedly killed a man in North Carolina after swimming at Fantasy Lake Water Park July 12 of this year.
Jul 26, 2019 17:03 UTC Read More
Can a simple shot at the doctor lead to flesh-eating bacteria? Here’s how to stay safe
Florida man Mike O'Grady swam in the Gulf of Mexico after getting a shot for pain. Necrotizing fasciitis “flesh eating” bacteria had an entry point. University of…
Jul 26, 2019 07:00 UTC Read More
Fla. man recovering from potentially deadly flesh-eating bacteria
A man in Pinellas, County, Fla. went through a near-death experience after contracting flesh-eating bacteria.
Jul 25, 2019 12:21 UTC Read More
An apple a day is 100mn bacteria for your gut
Veggies also transmit superbugs to human gut. Read More. London: Next time when you eat an apple for extra fibre, flavonoids and flavour, remember that you…
Jul 25, 2019 08:47 UTC Read More
This Is One Big Reason Flesh-Eating Bacteria May Be On The Rise
Nope, you're not the only one who keeps hearing about freaky flesh-eating bacteria. Learn how warmer waters may be causing these pathogens to proliferate.
Jul 25, 2019 08:46 UTC Read More
Nitrogen-eating bacteria pumped into Buttonwood Park Pond
NEW BEDFORD — Anti-algae treatment of Buttonwood Park Pond started Wednesday.A crew from Ecological Laboratories, maker of the bacterial treatment,…
Jul 24, 2019 20:50 UTC Read More
Celebrity grave-digging, flesh-eating bacteria and alien abductions in this week’s dubious tabloids
How long does it take to dig a hole six feet deep and eight feet long using just a fork?
Jul 24, 2019 16:31 UTC Read More
Father's Death Prompts Family to Warn of Flesh-Eating Bacteria
SAN MARCOS, Texas -- A San Marcos man died last month because of a rare flesh-eating bacteria he caught while fishing on the Texas coast. Now, his family…
Jul 24, 2019 11:34 UTC Read More
Hutto man loses leg after exposure to flesh-eating bacteria on Texas coast
Robbie Siler of Hutto survived a scare with vibrio after a fishing trip to Baffin Bay.
Jul 23, 2019 23:18 UTC Read More
Hutto man gets flesh-eating bacteria on Texas coast
A Hutto man contracted the flesh-eating bacteria Vibrio during a fishing trip at the Texas coast on Father's Day weekend. He remains in the hospital.
Jul 23, 2019 23:17 UTC Read More
Georgia man is the fifth to contract flesh eating bacteria in Florida
Panama City Beach, Fla. - A Georgia man is recovering after he contracted a flesh-eating bacteria while vacationing in Panama City Beach, Fla., earlier this…
Jul 23, 2019 11:46 UTC Read More
Teen Hospitalized After Contracting Flesh-Eating Bacteria in Baltimore
The 16-year-old boy was visiting family in Baltimore when he noticed something spreading on his leg, which doctors diagnosed as flesh-eating bacteria.
Jul 23, 2019 07:00 UTC Read More
Woman sues water park after allegedly contracting flesh-eating bacteria
A South Carolina woman is suing a Myrtle Beach water park, contending she contracted necrotizing fasciitis or flesh-eating bacteria after scraping her arm on the…
Jul 22, 2019 23:18 UTC Read More
Bronx girl, 7, who lost an arm to flesh-eating bacteria after swimming in hotel pool is on the mend
Amillian 'Mimi' Villa, seven, from The Bronx, New York, was diagnosed with an infection of group A Streptococcus, the leading cause of necrotizing fasciitis in…
Jul 22, 2019 22:17 UTC Read More
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