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Flesh-eating disease alert in Australia as bug found in possum poo leaves victims with oozing ulcers – The Sun



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A FLESH-eating skin disease has been discovered in a non-coastal region of Australia for the first time. 
Health authorities have issued an alert after several cases of the debilitating Buruli ulcer, linked to possum poo, were found in suburbs of Melbourne. 
New cases of the Buruli ulcer have been identified in MelbourneCredit: News Corp
The skin infection is caused by bacterium that leads to lesions on the skin, which can easily be mistaken for an insect biteCredit: News Corp
The infections were…

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