Man falls ill with staph infection after surfing in Imperial Beach

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – A local father is recovering tonight after falling ill with a serious staph infection from surfing in Imperial Beach. He’s one of many who have gotten seriously ill from the water in that area.

Experts say the cause of the sicknesses is more than 40 years of toxic waste from Mexico.

KUSI’s Dan Plante is in Imperial Beach with more on this story.

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