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Over 1000 people were stung by jellyfish along Florida beaches in five days

Over 1000 people were stung by jellyfish along Florida beaches in five days


“I took my body board out past the sand bar and it wasn’t five minutes before I got stung.” In just five days, over 1,000 people were treated for jellyfish stings after going swimming at a stretch of beaches in Central Florida.

A spokeswoman for Volusia County Beach Safety was unsure of the highest number of stings, but said the weekend was not the most the beaches have ever seen.

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