GALVESTON COUNTY, Texas - Galveston County Health
officials are warning beach-goers about a water-borne bacteria called
Vibrio Vulnificus that’s common around this region, after a Katy man passed away recently.
Anthony Flores with UTHealth tells FOX 26, the infection rate is low
but if the bacteria is able to get into your system, it can be deadly
and it can spread rapidly.
who get hospitalized with this type of infection, it can have a high
mortality rate," said Dr. Flores. "Anywhere from 30% to 40%, which is