Dangerous Bacteria Re-Surfaces in Laguna Madre Waters

July 18, 2019

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"BROWNSVILLE – A dangerous bacteria has resurfaced around the Laguna Madre waters.      

CHANNEL 5 NEWS reached out to Tony Reisinger, a Cameron County extension agent for Culture and Marine Resources.

He says the Vibrio vulnificus bacteria can be contracted through uncooked oysters.

"It's the most common seafood illness worldwide," says Reisinger.

He says you can also get it through an open wound.

"It's more common in the Gulf of Mexico during the summer because bacteria like warmth and it’s got lots to eat out there," says Reisinger....continue reading"