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TAMPA, Fla. — A man from Ohio is sharing his story after he contracted a fleshing eating bacteria while traveling in Florida. Barry Briggs from Waynesville, Ohio ...

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TAMPA, Fla. — A man from Ohio is sharing his story after he contracted a fleshing eating bacteria while traveling in Florida. Barry Briggs from Waynesville, Ohio said he was visiting family in Tampa, Florida, for spring break when he became sick after a boating trip near Weedon Island, according to ABC Action News. “Early that Sunday evening I got a little swelling, initially I thought maybe it was a sunburn,” he said.TAMPA, Fla. — A man from Ohio is sharing his story after he contracted a fleshing eating bacteria while traveling in Florida. Barry Briggs from Waynesville, Ohio said he was visiting family in Tampa, Florida, for spring break when he became sick after a boating trip near Weedon Island, according to ABC Action News. “Early that Sunday evening I got a little swelling, initially I thought maybe it was a sunburn,” he said.

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Two families have come forward after loved ones were hospitalized with flesh eating bacteria infections.Two families have come forward after loved ones were hospitalized with flesh eating bacteria infections.

Man contracts rare flesh-eating bacteria while visiting Florida

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TAMPA, FLA. (WSVN) - An Ohio man ended up in the hospital after he contracted a deadly flesh-eating bacteria while visiting Florida. According to WFTS,...

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An Ohio man ended up in the hospital after he contracted a deadly flesh-eating bacteria while visiting Florida. According to WFTS, Barry Briggs visited Florida as part of a boating trip in Tampa wi…

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The second case of flesh-eating bacteria has been reported out of the Bay Area, this time in a man who visited from Ohio last month. The second case of flesh-eating bacteria has been reported out of the Bay Area, this time in a man who visited from Ohio last month.

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For an Ohio man, a Tampa Bay vacation turned into a fight for his life.For an Ohio man, a Tampa Bay vacation turned into a fight for his life.

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WEEDON ISLAND, Fla. (WKRC) - A boating trip on spring break in Florida turned into a battle with a terrible illness for a Warren County man. Barry Briggs got sick after a boating trip at Weedon Island, which is near Tampa. The Waynesville man says his foot started to swell, but he was able to fly home. When he got here, he was hospitalized with a rare flesh-eating bacteria. Briggs says it was progressing rapidly, going an inch an hour up his leg.WEEDON ISLAND, Fla. (WKRC) - A boating trip on spring break in Florida turned into a battle with a terrible illness for a Warren County man. Barry Briggs got sick after a boating trip at Weedon Island, which is near Tampa. The Waynesville man says his foot started to swell, but he was able to fly home. When he got here, he was hospitalized with a rare flesh-eating bacteria. Briggs says it was progressing rapidly, going an inch an hour up his leg.

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Barry Briggs said left foot began to swell up and black blisters took over.Barry Briggs said left foot began to swell up and black blisters took over.

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A man is speaking out after contracting a rare flesh-eating bacteria while visiting family in FloridaA man is speaking out after contracting a rare flesh-eating bacteria while visiting family in Florida

Man nearly loses his foot to flesh-eating bacteria after visiting Florida

An Ohio man is speaking out after contracting a rare flesh-eating bacteria while visiting family in Florida. An Ohio man is speaking out after contracting a rare flesh-eating bacteria while visiting family in Florida. 

Ohio man contracts flesh eating bacteria while on vacation in Florida