The death of an 8-year-old Guatemalan boy who died while in United States custody was caused by complications from the flu and a bacterial infection, the Central American country's foreign ministry said.
A North Carolina man died after contracting a bacterial infection while doing yard work related to Hurricane Florence, according to CNN affiliate WECT.
Cleveland Indians outfielder Leonys Martin is hospitalized with a bacterial infection that the team is describing as "life-threatening."
There have been a number of recent reports warning the public of the dangers of Vibrio bacteria from eating certain foods or swimming at the beach. An infection can result in gastrointestinal issues, the loss of limbs and even death. But what are these bacteria?
A New Jersey man who went into a river fishing for crabs returned with something else entirely: a deadly bacterial infection.