Newsmaker: Safety of swimming in the ocean


Many swimmers have questions about bacteria and the safety of taking a dip in the ocean. An epidemiologist with the Chesapeake Health Department said vibrio is a bacteria that thrives in warm waters and can cause a flesh-eating infection.


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