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There’s been a lot of buzz about a woman losing limbs from a flesh-eating bacteria, something no one would want to get too close to; well, unless you’re one of these geniuses.
Orlando police say the equipment, worth about $500,000, is contaminated with a substance that could eat away at human skin.
A pickup hauling a trailer pulled up to Florida Hospital Center for Diagnostic Pathology, 2855 N. Orange Ave., on May 3 and took the equipment from an enclosed area near a large garbage bin, police said. The theft was not reported until Friday, said St. Vince Ogburn, a police spokesman.