Jellyfish Invade S. Fla. Beaches

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(Photo Credit: CBS4) There's a jellyfish invasion taking place along South Florida beaches.
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(Photo Credit: CBS4) Moon jellyfish, some larger than the size of dinner plates, are floating to our shores on the currents.
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Jellyfish
(Photo Credit: CBS4) This teen found himself in a tough situation at Haulover Beach.
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Jellyfish
(Photo Credit: CBS4) He was surrounded by the large stinging jellyfish while taking a refreshing dip in the water.
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Jellyfish
(Photo Credit: CBS4) Jellyfish don't swim very fast so the boy just had to find a way to get around them without getting stung.
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Jellyfish
(Photo Credit: CBS4) Jellyfish stings can be painful.
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Jellyfish
(Photo Credit: CBS4) The stings cause itching, burning and rashes.
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(Photo Credit: CBS4) Lifeguards usually have a vinegar solution on hand to neutralize the stinging. You can also wash the affected area with meat tenderizer.
(Photo Credit: CBS4) Warning flags were posted at Haulover Beach on Tuesday, August 16, 2011.
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(Photo Credit: CBS4) Warning flags were posted at Haulover Beach on Tuesday, August 16, 2011. The red flag means "No Swimming" and the purple flag means "Dangerous Sea Llife."
(Photo Credit: CBS4) Warning flags were posted at Haulover Beach on Tuesday, August 16, 2011.
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