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Jul 8, 2014 4:32 PM by Jason Allen

Warning About Dangerous Bacteria

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries has a warning for fishermen about a potentially dangerous bacteria. Vibrio vulnificus is a flesh-eating bacteria found in saltwater and most common in summer. It can cause an infection when exposed to open wounds or when fishing. Today at 5 & 6, KATC's Kari Beal finds out what the symptoms are and how you can protect yourself from it.


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