73 people treated at Martin Health System ER for possible algae-related illnesses


By August 15, doctors had treated 73 people who said they had recently been around the water. (Source: WPBF)

From WPTV: In just over three weeks, 73 people were treated in the Martin Health System emergency room for what doctors believe to be algae-related illnesses, according to CEO Rob Lord.

“Nausea, vomiting, skin rashes, shortness of breath, gout, achy limbs, joints, that we have connected with contact with the river,” Lord said while presenting at a meeting Friday.

For the complete story: https://www.wptv.com/news/region-martin-county/73-people-treated-at-martin-health-system-er-for-possible-algae-related-illnesses

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