USA – Florida Reports Vibrio vulnificans Cases

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The Florida Department of Health has seen an average of 33 Vibrio vulnificus cases since 2008, including 10 fatalities.

To date in 2017, health officials have reported 10 cases, including one death.

Three cases have been seen in Sumter County, while the following counties have reported one case each: Charlotte, Citrus, Duval, Lee, Orange, Pasco and Santa Rosa. The Orange County patient is the one fatality reported to date, according to DOH numbers.

Last year, Florida reported 46 cases, including 10 deaths.

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