Swimming Advisory Issued for Miami North Shores Beach

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Health officials are warning people not to swim at North Shores Beach after a strain of bacteria known to cause infections was detected in the water.

The Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County issued a swimming advisory for the waterfront area at 73rd Street and Collins Avenue in Miami Beach after a two samples showed levels of enterococci that exceeded state and federal health standards.

Officials say entering the water could put swimmers at an increased risk for illness.

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