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Escambia County's second confirmed case of Vibrio Vulnificus

ESCAMBIA COUNTY   --  There has been a *second* confirmed case of a flesh eating bacteria in Escambia County.

That brings the number of cases of *Vibrio Vulnificus* cases in Florida up to 37.
Santa Rosa County and Okaloosa County have each had one confirmed case.
   
Vibrio Vulnificus is a Bacterium that normally lives in warm brackish sea water.
People with open wounds can be exposed through direct contact with seawater.
   
People who eat raw shellfish like oysters are also at risk.
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