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Thursday Jul 24 | WPTV Local News

Potentially fatal bacteria in IR Lagoon

A bacteria that causes about 80,000 illnesses and 100 deaths nationwide each year has been found in the Indian River Lagoon by scientists at Florida Atlantic University's Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute.

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Related Topix: Florida Atlantic University, Health, St Lucie County, FL

Thursday Jul 24 | Reuters

Atox Bio raises $23 mln to fund flesh-eating bacteria treatment

Israel-based Atox Bio, a developer of therapeutics for severe infections, said on Thursday it has raised $23 million in an investment round led by SR One, the healthcare venture capital fund of GlaxoSmithKline .

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Related Topix: Health, Biotech, GlaxoSmithKline

Mon Jul 21, 2014

WDSU-TV New Orleans

3 cases of flesh-eating bacteria reported in Louisiana

Rene Olier, 65, went fishing June 5 just south of Cat Island. The next morning he woke up with chills.

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Related Topix: Louisiana Government, Louisiana, Health

WDSU-TV New Orleans

Study shows tar balls contain flesh-eating bacteria

IT'S CALLED VIBRIO VULNIFICUS. BUT MOST OF US KNOW IT AS A FLESH EATING BACTERIA.

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Related Topix: Health

Sun Jul 20, 2014

WLNE-TV Providence

Firefighter's hand amputated due to flesh eating bacteria

"And I hit a tree and the tree had thorns like a vine wrapped around it, and kind of just buried it into my palm," said Leonard.

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Switched

Man Who Lost Hand To Flesh-Eating Bacteria Feels 'Lucky' To Be Alive

A Rhode Island firefighter who got an infection after being pricked by a thorn has lost his hand to flesh-eating bacteria.

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Related Topix: Health

Sat Jul 19, 2014

ABC News

Firefighter Loses Hand to Flesh-Eating Bacteria

A Rhode Island firefighter who got an infection after being pricked by a thorn has lost his hand to flesh-eating bacteria.

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Related Topix: Health

News 4 Jax

Flesh eating bacteria

EATING BACTERIA IS IN THE ST. JOHNS RAVER BUT HEARING THAT TERM HAS SOME PEOPLE WORRIED.

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Related Topix: Health

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Turnto10.com

Newport man survives flesh-eating bacteria

It seemed like a simple injury at first, suffered while Braden Leonard was mountain biking in Newport.

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Related Topix: Health

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Effingham Herald

Bryan County man fighting flesh-eating bacteria

A local man was in critical condition at a Savannah hospital after reportedly fishing near Dasher's Landing on the Ogeechee River last week and contracting a bacterial infection commonly known as the flesh-eating disease.

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Related Topix: Health, St Josephs Candler Health System, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

WTLV

Flesh-eating bacteria found in St. Johns River

Flesh-eating bacteria found in St. Johns River Flesh-eating bacteria found in Saint Johns River but swimmers urged to stay cautious and not alarmed Check out this story on firstcoastnews.com: http://www.firstcoastnews.com/story/news/health/2014/07/17/flesh-eating-bacteria-st-johns-river/12796115/ Aboard Jacksonville University's floating classroom ... (more)

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Related Topix: Health, Jacksonville University, Microbiology, Biology, Science

The Florida Times-Union

Flesh-eating bacteria in river; experts say caution, not panic, right approach

Researchers found a type of bacteria in the St. Johns River that was responsible for 11 deaths in Florida last year, but researchers and health officials say there is no cause for panic.

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Related Topix: Health, Jacksonville University, Duval County, FL

Wed Jul 16, 2014

WTOC-TV Savannah

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A Bryan County man remains in critical condition Tuesday after his family says he contracted a flesh-eating bacteria after a fishing outing on the Ogeechee River.

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Related Topix: Health

WDSU-TV New Orleans

Mississippi fishermen recovering after being exposed to flesh-eating bacteria

Two Mississippi fishermen are recovering after they were exposed to flesh-eating bacteria -- one of the fishermen contracted it in Louisiana.

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Related Topix: Health

Tue Jul 15, 2014

CBS 3 Springfield

Ocean Springs man dies from flesh eating bacteria

Nick Duvernay grew up in Ocean Springs. His family said he loved the water and was an avid diver, fishermen and spear fisher.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Holyoke, MA, Springfield, MA

Mon Jul 14, 2014

WTOC-TV Savannah

Ogeechee Riverkeeper tests water levels at Dasher's Landing

The Ogeechee Riverkeeper is testing water levels at Dasher's Landing, a sampling that comes at a good time after the family of a Bryan County man said he contracted a flesh-eating bacteria while fishing there.

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Related Topix: Bryan County, GA, Health

Sun Jul 13, 2014

WTOC-TV Savannah

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A Bryan County man is in critical condition after his family says a flesh-eating bacteria infected his arm after he went fishing in the Ogeechee River.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Medical Daily

Flesh Eating Bacteria Infects Woman's Leg, Threatening Her Life, After A Minor Fall On A Bike Trail

Kylie Marble, 21, is likely to take a break from the bike trail for while, after a minor biking injury she sustained last month nearly took her life.

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Related Topix: Health, Food Science

Thu Jul 10, 2014

KLFY-TV Lafayette

Saltwater eating flesh bacteria

In the summer, the sun heats up Louisiana waters unfortunately making it the perfect breeding ground for bacteria.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Alcoholism, Robert, LA

Tue Jul 08, 2014

KATU-TV Portland

College student nearly dies from flesh-eating bacteria

Looking back, Kylie Marble admits it was a bad idea when she started playing a game of tag -- on her bike.

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Related Topix: Health, Vernonia, OR

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