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Man Infected With Flesh-Eating Bacteria After Visiting Beach in Texas

Man Infected With Flesh-Eating Bacteria After Visiting Beach in Texas

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Adrian Ruiz contracted Vibrio after visiting the beach Saturday and is fighting to keep his leg, his family said. Vibrio usually spreads through open wounds in saltwater where the bacteria is found.A Father's Day vacation turned into a nightmare for one Hays County family. They took a trip to Rockport, where one of the family members got what doctors believe may be a flesh-eating bacteria.Over the weekend Buda resident Adrian Ruiz was running a fever and woke up with a rash on his leg. A few days later, he’s ended up in the ICU at Seton Hays not knowing if his leg will be amputated. “I’m fearful for him, possibly losing his leg. I don't want to think that's going to happen, and I told him we are going to be very positive,” said his wife La Shelle.’It is believed that Adrian got