Vibrio vulnificus is a naturally occurring saltwater bacteria. File photo

Florida health officials refuse to post signs warning of deadly saltwater bacteria

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TAMPA, FL (WFLA) –  A deadly saltwater bacteria has now claimed the lives of 11 people in Florida so far this year. There have been 25 cases…

Pasco nurse who recognized Vibrio bacteria shares warning signs

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Nurse Maribeth Messineo took one look at Florence Benner’s leg and knew she was dealing with something serious. Days earlier Benner got a sc…