WPTV: Flesh-eating ocean bacteria hospitalizes 32, kills 10 in Florida

New warnings issued Monday surrounding a flesh-eating bacteria found in the ocean has already killed several people in Florida. It is called  Vibrio vulnificus, a strain of bacteria that thrives in warm saltwater.

The Florida Department of Health reports 32 people have contracted the  bacteria and 10 have died from the strain.

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