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Flesh-eating bacteria suspected in Florida woman | 10News WTSP

Leann Thibodeau thought nothing of it at first: A pinhole-sized cut on her foot appeared only to be a minor injury. It stayed the same for a couple of days but thereafter, her foot became red and swollen. Thibodeau told WINK-TV she even joked with coworkers about getting flesh-eating bacteria. “I didn’t believe that I had flesh-eating bacteria,” she told the TV station. “I am like, ‘My foot is just infected. No big deal.'”