Vibrio non-cholera is a type of bacteria that can cause infections in humans and marine animals. Unlike its more infamous cousin, Vibrio cholerae which causes cholera, Vibrio non-cholerae is usually not associated with epidemics or outbreaks.

However, Vibrio non-cholera infections can still be serious and even deadly, especially for those with weak immune systems or underlying health conditions. The bacteria can enter the body through cuts or wounds when swimming in saltwater or by consuming raw or undercooked seafood.

Symptoms of Vibrio non-cholera infections can include fever, chills, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and skin infections. It is important to seek medical attention if you experience any of these symptoms, particularly if you have recently been in contact with marine life or have consumed raw seafood.

Prevention is key when it comes to Vibrio non-cholera infections. It is recommended to avoid swimming in saltwater or handling marine life if you have an open wound, and to thoroughly cook all seafood. Washing hands frequently and properly is also essential.

While Vibrio non-cholera infections are rare, it is still important to be aware of the risks and take necessary precautions to protect yourself and others. Stay safe, and enjoy all that the ocean has to offer!