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State of Emergency Over Flesh-Eating Screwworm Infestation Declared in Florida

State of Emergency Over Flesh-Eating Screwworm Infestation Declared in Florida / Boing Boing Nice place! Via PBS: The discovery occurred earlier this month in the Florida Keys, where the U.S. Department of Agriculture detected the New World screwworm, a parasite that lives inside open wounds, in a deer. About 30 deer have been found dead or been euthanized in the last two …