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An infectious disease expert answers the questions many of us have about flesh-eating bacteria. USA TODAY
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After crabbing in a New Jersey river, a man caught a flesh-eating bacteria that is threatening his life and all of his limbs, according to reportsAngel Perez of Millville was crabbing in Maurice River and just a few hours later his arms and legs were in severe pain and beginning to balloon up. That's different: Son's body displayed upright in chair holding game controller at wakeHis daughter told NJ.com that her father had contracted Vibrio necrotizing fasciitis, a flesh-eating bacteria that can be contracted in the summer months from salty water, and that he is in critical condition. You can learn how it attacks in the video at the top.Clinging jellyfish map: Where are they now at Jersey Shore?Perez is currently in the ICU fighting for his life, while doctors are waiting to see if they will need to amputate potentially all of his limbs if his body does not respond to antibiotics. 
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