Here in the state of Florida, dozens of confirmed cases of the bacterial infection caused by Vibrio vulnificus occur annually, along with dozens more in the other Gulf states.

My guest, Infectious Disease specialist, a Forbes contributor, Judy Stone, MD said in a recent piece, “Infections from Vibrio vulnificus are a summer staple, and are increasing along with global warming.”

Dr. Stone joined me to discuss Vibriosis caused by Vibrio vulnificus and the effects of warming seawaters on it’s presence in more parts of the world.

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Vibrio vulnificus/CDC

Vibrio vulnificus/CDC