Tag: flesh-eating bacteria

Fisherman Larry Pinter reveals the gruesome results of a Vibrio infection

Flesh eating bacteria clears beaches on Gulf of Mexico

Geoff Ebbs /22 November, 2016

A flesh-eating bacteria related to cholera has terrified beach goers along the Southern US coast as reports of amputated limbs and deaths from the previously rare infection begin to mount. The Vibrio Vulnificis bacteria is infects humans who eat infected shellfish or who expose cuts and abrasions to infected water. It is most common after Continue Reading →