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Subject Deadly bacteria vibrio can kill with little warning; contracted from shellfish, or seawater contact with open wound. use caution whenever necc
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Original Message State health officials say there are two ways to contract the disease: by eating raw, tainted shellfish - usually oysters - or when an open wound comes in contact with bacteria in warm seawater.

In Mobile, Ala., this week health department officials said two men with underlying health conditions were diagnosed with vibrio vulnificus in recent weeks. One of the men died in September and the other is hospitalized. Both men were tending to crab traps when they came into contact with seawater.

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