Surfer treated for flesh-eating bacteria

Surfer treated for flesh-eating bacteria

There are 2 comments on the story from Aug 15, 2008, titled Surfer treated for flesh-eating bacteria. In it, reports that:

A surfer visiting Port Aransas remains in a Victoria hospital after being stricken with the flesh-eating bacteria Vibrio vulnificus.

Though no Vibrio deaths have been reported this year, on average two to three people die annually in Texas from the aggressive infection, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services. Most of those deaths originate from eating raw oysters in summer.

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Laredo, TX

#2 Aug 18, 2008
funny funny funny.

you should stay away from anything that tastes or smells like that.

Köln, Germany

#3 Aug 21, 2008
If it smells like food I ain't eating it...
Chupacabra Warrior wrote:
Oysters are naaa-aaaaasty....
The only thing I would eat that tastes that way would be, well.... you know.

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