Vibrio vulnificus, a microorganism that can lead to severe skin breakdown and ulcers, was detected in a recently deceased individual from Suffolk County. Following this discovery, New York Governor Kathy Hochul has addressed New Yorkers about crucial public health measures and continuous preparedness endeavors.

The Governor’s announcement comes after the

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Researchers have called for more focus on Vibrio infections in Australia because of the potential impact of climate factors and a growing industry.

Australia currently produces almost 8,900 tons of oysters per year with expanded production expected in the next few years.

Vibrio infection is not a nationally notifiable disease
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Scientists have found half of prawns sampled were contaminated with Vibrio in the United Kingdom but the strains of bacteria identified do not cause severe disease in humans.

Quadram Institute researchers studied Vibrio in prawns in the UK to understand the bacterium’s contribution to human disease and its resistance to
Continue Reading Researchers find Vibrio types in prawns in United Kingdom pose low risk to humans