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Euro 2 Tattoo under investigation for bacteria infection outbreak

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Euro 2 Tattoo in Rockford us under investigation after a dozen customers developed serious bacterial infections.

The Winnebago County Health Department says 12 people are infected after having their cartilage pierced at the business at 5920 East State St. Another four customers may also have the infection.

Euro 2 Tattoo is no longer giving piercings until the investigation is complete. The infection, left untreated, can cause permanent damage. Symptoms include swelling, redness and pain.

Contact your physician if you think you may have an infection.

 

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