Woman Dies Of Flesh-Eating Bacteria Contracted In Manatee

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The woman was taken a day later to the hospital, where she was diagnosed with the flesh-eating disease and died Thursday after suffering two strokes and organ failure. Lynn Fleming's death follows the case of a 12-year-old girl from Indiana, who scraped ...

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Woman dies after contracting flesh-eating bacteria at popular Florida beach: family

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Son of Florida woman killed by flesh-eating bacteria speaks out for the first time: 'There were no warning signs'

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Flesh-eating bacteria kills Florida woman two weeks after a walk on the beach

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2 years ago by FOX31 Denver

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