- Dave Bennett of Tennessee died this week after being contaminated with Vibrio vulnificus, a flesh-eating micro organism, throughout a visit to Florida.
- Bennett’s daughter, Cheryl Bennett Wiygul, wrote in a prolonged Fb put up that her father had most cancers and his immune system was compromised.
- Docs clarify what it is best to find out about flesh-eating micro organism, the dangers, and easy methods to keep secure within the water.
A Tennessee man died this week lower than 48 hours after being contaminated with a flesh-eating micro organism throughout a visit to Florida.
Dave Bennett’s daughter, Cheryl Bennett Wiygul, wrote in a prolonged Fb put up that her father died from Vibrio vulnificus. “Flesh consuming micro organism seems like an city legend. Let me guarantee you that it isn’t. It took my Dad’s life. That is so uncooked and private to me that I didn’t need to put up about it, but when I might help one particular person, then it’s price it,” she wrote.
Wiygul stated that she had heard of the same case close by the place a 12-year-old lady contracted micro organism that was necrotizing fasciitis, however stated that there ought to be extra consciousness of flesh-eating micro organism.
Bennett had most cancers and his immune system was compromised, and Wiygul stated she was “fanatical” about defending him. “I really feel like I ought to have identified and that’s one thing I’ll dwell with for the remainder of my life,” she stated. As a result of Bennett suffered from most cancers, he was extra prone to flesh-eating micro organism, she stated, however he had “been within the water a number of occasions so it didn’t look like a danger.”
Wiygul stated that her mother and father had a good time throughout their trip and that her dad was “pleased and talkative, appeared to really feel fantastic as he did all week,” on Friday night time. “About 4:00 a.m. Saturday morning, 12 hours after we had been within the water, he awoke with a fever, chills and a few cramping.”