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Escaping shrimp infects woman, causes death

FOOD FIGHTS BACK:A seemingly minor injury caused by a shrimp caused a severe infection and the woman died after long treatment and having her leg amputated

By Chang Jui-chen and Jake Chung  /  Staff reporter, with Staff writer

Citizens with liver cirrhosis or who have a weak resistance to viral infections should avoid contact with warm sea water or unprocessed river and pond water to prevent being affected, he said, adding that seafood should be cooked thoroughly before it is eaten.

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