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‘The Choice Is Life or Limbs.' A Man Is Fighting for His Life After Getting a Flesh-Eating Bacterial Infection While Crabbing

One year ago   |   By Time

A New Jersey man may be forced to choose between “life or limbs” after contracting a flesh-eating bacteria while fishing for crabs in the Maurice River.
Angel Perez' symptoms began after crabbing near Matts Landing in Southern New Jersey, NJ.com reports. The Millville resident's troubles began with severe pain and swelling in his right leg, and quickly grew to include swelling and blisters all over his body, as well as red, raw skin. Perez' daughter, Dilena Perez-Dilan, told NJ.com that her father's condition is due to infection from Vibrio vulnificus, a type of flesh-eating bacteria.
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'The choice is life or limbs': Man contracts flesh-eating bacteria while crabbing

'The choice is life or limbs': Man contracts flesh-eating bacteria while crabbing

One year ago   |   By WBALTV

A 60-year-old man may have to choose between having his limbs amputated or death after contracting flesh-eating bacteria in a river.
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