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Deadly Ocean Bacteria Being Blamed For Killing 10 And Hospitalizing 32 In Florida!

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We thought the most dangerous thing in the ocean was a shark… but as it turns out, it might be bacteria!

Health officials in Florida say a strain of Vibrio vulnificus is to blame for sending dozens of beach-goers to the hospital this summer, with 10 people dying from their infections so far.

This bacteria is very similar to cholera and thrives in the warm salt waters off the Florida coast.

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