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Seafood At NYC Chinatown Markets Linked To Rare Skin Infection


3/7/2014 7:17:22 AM

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New York City Health Department officials have traced a rare skin infection to Chinatown seafood markets. At least 30 people have reported skin lesions, appearing after handling raw or live fish, which officials warn is precisely how the bacteria, Mycobacterium marinum, infects a host — through a cut or other wound.

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