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Perez was infected with flesh-eating vibrio bacteria while wading in the brackish waters of the Maurice River.

A New Jersey man infected with flesh-eating bacteria may lose limbs and is fighting for his life — here’s what to know about the condition...

Angel Perez was infected with bacteria that can cause necrotizing fasciitis, also known as flesh-eating disease. Different bacteria can cause the infection, which kills soft tissue like skin, muscle, ligaments, blood vessels, and fat. The disease kills up to 30% of infected people.

A ‘blister’ on a Houston day-care teacher’s foot turned out to be flesh-eating disease— here’s what to know about the co...

The bacterial infection in Reyes' foot turned out to be necrotizing fasciitis, also known as flesh-eating disease. These infections cause soft tissue to die.

An Arizona woman diagnosed with the flu was actually infected with life-threatening flesh-eating bacteria

After several days of severe pain, doctors realized Christin Lipinski had necrotizing fasciitis, flesh-eating disease, which causes soft tissue to die.