Man gets ‘flesh-eating’ bacterial infection from eating raw oysters

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(Image credit: Edwin Remsberg/VW PICS/UIG via Getty Image) A man in Indiana developed a life-threatening infection with “flesh-eating” bacteria after eating raw oysters, according to news reports.  The 50-year-old, Patrick Baker, who lives in Anderson, Indiana, bought the oysters from a store and ate them raw, according to The Herald […]

(Image credit: Edwin Remsberg/VW PICS/UIG via Getty Image)

A man in Indiana developed a life-threatening infection with “flesh-eating” bacteria after eating raw oysters, according to news reports. 

The 50-year-old, Patrick Baker, who lives in Anderson, Indiana, bought the oysters from a store and ate them raw, according to The Herald Bulletin. A few days later, he started to experience flu-like symptoms, and he developed purple blisters on his legs, along with pain, The Herald Bulletin reported.

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