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By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, July 30th, 2014
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Florida Vibrio vulnificus update: 12 cases reported to date

The latest on the Vibrio vulnificus situation in the state of Florida shows that there has been 12 cases identified by health officials, including 3 fatalities. Vibrio vulnificusImage/Janice Haney Carr This follows More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, October 30th, 2013
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Florida: New Vibrio case reported from Escambia County, brings total to 37

The Florida Department of Health (FL-DOH) issued new Vibrio vulnificus numbers today and it show that Escambia County has reported its second case, bringing the total number of cases in the state to 37. In addition, More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, October 26th, 2013
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Florida Vibrio vulnificus update

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. Image/CDC The State of Florida has seen a number More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013
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Florida records two new Vibrio vulnificus cases, brings state total to 35

The Florida Department of Health (FL-DOH) has reported an additional two cases of Vibrio vulnificus infection in an update today, bringing the total cases recorded this year to 35. Vibrio vulnificusImage/Janice More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, October 17th, 2013
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Florida: New Vibrio vulnificus case reported from Collier County, brings state total to 33

The Florida Department of Health (FL-DOH) has reported today a patient from Collier County, Florida has contracted an infection with the bacterium, Vibrio vulnificus. Image/CDC Health officials say the individual More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, October 12th, 2013
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Florida reports 32nd Vibrio vulnificus case in Hillsborough County resident, Mobile County confirms second case

The number of cases of the very serious bacterial infection caused by Vibrio vulnificus in the Sunshine State has increased by one since last reported on Wednesday. Public domain image/Daderot The Florida Department More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, October 9th, 2013
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Florida Vibrio vulnificus case count rises to 31

The number of Vibrio vulnificus cases reported in Florida has increased by four, bringing the total statewide to 31 cases, according to a Florida Department of Health (FL DOH) update today. Pinella County reports More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, October 4th, 2013
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Florida releases Vibrio vulnificus informational video as state reports 27 cases

In light of all the publicity surrounding the Vibrio vulnificus cases and fatalities across the Sunshine State, the Florida Department of Health has released an informational video on the bacterium, which features More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, September 29th, 2013
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Florida reports 26 cases of Vibrio vulnificus statewide

The number of cases of the potentially deadly bacterial infection from Vibrio vulnificus stands at 26 across the state, according to a WESH.com report Friday. The bacterium has prompted a health warning in Central More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, August 16th, 2012
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Hillsborough County health officials issue Vibrio vulnificus warning

The death of two Hillsborough County, Florida residents has prompted health officials to issue a warning about a potentially deadly bacterial infection contracted from eating raw or undercooked oysters or swimming More...


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