This is just rough. A man who was setting crab traps in the saltwater Halifax River last week is the latest victim in a string of Florida deaths caused by the flesh-eating Vibrio Vulnificus bacteria.
Some criminal masterminds in Florida thought that stealing equipment from the Florida Hospital Center for Diagnostic Pathology was a brilliant idea. Now they have $500,000 in medical machines—loaded with flesh eating bacteria everywhere.
Necrotising Fasciitis. Flesh-eating Bacteria. It is some serious shit, and sci-fi writer (and Biology PhD) Peter Watts was unfortunate enough to contract it after a skin biopsy at a hospital in Toronto.