Study: Rising Ocean Temperatures Lead to Increase in Harmful Bacteria

The rise in ocean temperatures is leading to an increase in bacterial infections from eating raw seafood, a new study from the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences finds.

The study found that the higher water temperatures in the North Atlantic are more hospitable for Vibrio bacteria, many of which can make people very sick.

While there are several different genus of Vibrio, Vibrio vulnificus is among the most dangerous.

Christian Lundh


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