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Rare Flesh-Eating Bacteria Kills 3 in Northeast—What We Know So Far

Health officials in Connecticut and New York are warning of a rare bacterial infection from the Vibrio vulnificus bacteria found in both states. Three people have died—two in Connecticut and one in New York—after contracting Vibrio vulnificus infections (vibriosis). While anyone can become infected, people who have underlying conditions or …

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