Seven dead in San Diego from flesh-eating bacteria linked to heroin injection

Health officials in California say seven people have died in the last two months from a bacterial infection associated with the use of black tar heroin.

Nine people who injected the heroin between October 2 and November 24 were hospitalized in San Diego County with myonecrosis, a flesh-eating bacterial infection, the Health and Human Services Agency announced in a news release Wednesday. Of those, seven died.

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