Florida Beach Goers WARNED: Flesh Eating Bacteria Invading Water

Forget sharks! Health officials in Florida are now warning beach goers that a rare form of deadly flesh-eating bacteria is also present in warmer waters.

The bacterial infection, which can cause gastroenteritis, sepsis and lead to amputations, has already infected at least 7 people and killed 2 this year. The state Health Department says there have been 32 cases in the past 12 months.

Flesh-eating bacteria detected on the Florida coastOfficials say people can minimise their risk by avoiding swimming in the sea water and using extreme caution when consuming or handling raw shellfish. Continue reading

FL Daunting Warning To Beachgoers Over Flesh Eating Bacteria

Florida health officials have issued a daunting warning to beachgoers over a seawater bacterium that can breed in cuts and scrapes causing flesh eating disease.

The infection can also be transmitted through eating or handling contaminated oysters and other shellfish, according to the CDC.

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Vibrio vulnificus –- a cousin of the bacterium that causes Cholera –- thrives in warm saltwater, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Continue reading

SLAYER Flesh Eating Bacteria Couldn’t Kill Him, But The Drink Did

Hey, I like to have a nice drinkypooh as much as the next guy, but this will give you pause before you decide to drink to excess and on a continual basis.. Slayer guitarist, Jeff Hanneman died from cirrhosis of the liver caused by years of alcohol abuse – and not as a result of his bout with flesh eating bacteria. So what does that tell you? I don’t know either..

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Georgia Grandma Is Flesh Eating Bacteria Victim #5

A South Carolina grandma was identified as the fifth victim of the flesh-eating bacteria inGeorgia.

Louise Thompson underwent surgery to remove the infected parts her leg and it thrust her in a coma for five days.

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She ended up in the hospital in emergency surgery for 6 hours and doctors ended up removing an area of her body the size of a football.

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Other victims: Aimee Copeland, 24, remains in the hospital after her leg, foot and both hands were amputated.

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Lana Kuykendall, 36, had just given birth to twins before she was afflicted by the disease.

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Victims: Paul Bales (above) and Bobby Vaughn (below) have both been struck down by the infection.

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Four other victims are recovering in hospitals after picking up the rare and serious disease in Georgia after picking up the bacteria from cuts and wounds.

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Questions Answered: Is a Zombie Virus Outbreak Possible?

Is the LQP-79 Zombie Virus real? Many curious minds have been wondering if there could ever be a real zombie outbreak, or even, a zombie apocalypse.

After doing some research about this so-called zombie virus, I found lots of various opinions of people that think:
A. A zombie outbreak is possible
B. Zombies will never be real
C. The LQP-79 virus is real
D. It’s all a conspiracy theory
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Woman Fights Flesh Eating Disease Loses Leg After Zip Line Accident

A woman has contracted flesh-eating disease after being involved in a zip line accident.

Aimee Copeland, 24, a student at the University of West Georgia, was on the wrong end of a homemade zip line when the cord broke and slashed her left calf and that’s when doctors say the life-threatening infection was introduced. Copeland has already lost her left leg and part of her abdomen as a result of the nasty disease.

Doctors said the infection could have come from an outside source; some other person who was perhaps helping clean and dress the wound and that the bacteria is transmitted through respiratory droplets. But more often than not, sadly, it turns out to be the patient’s own bacteria.”

The guitarist for heavy metal band, Slayer, also contracted ‘necrotising fasciitis’, which is the name of a flesh-eating disease, from a spider bite over a year ago. The band says that Hanneman came close to having his golden guitar arm amputated but it was spared by the grace of God.

Vampire Spider Sucks Life from Slayer Guitarist

“Slayer” guitarist Jeff Hanneman almost had his arm taken from him, or perhaps his living body, according to Slayer’s website, that said Hanneman was bit by a spider that gave him a ‘flesh-eating disease’! Yikes!

Hanneman contracted ‘necrotising fasciitis’, which is the name of a flesh-eating disease, from a spider bite over a year ago. The band says that Hanneman came close to having his golden guitar arm amputated but it was spared by the grace of God or whoever they believe in- as their logo is that devil star pentagram. Continue reading