|Flesh-eating bacteria in river; experts say caution, not panic, is right approach|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
Researchers found bacteria in the St. Johns River responsible for 11 deaths in Florida last year, but health officials say there is no cause for panic.
Jacksonville University researchers found Vibrio vulnificus, a type of bacteria that can cause serious or fatal illness if consumed or if it enters the body through a wound, while studying the river this month.
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