Jellyfish sting 155 near Daytona Beach
Lifeguards use vinegar to treat stings
Purple flags are flying along Volusia County beaches after dozens of reports of jellyfish off the coastline.
Volusia County Beach Safety Ocean Rescue Capt. Tammy Marris says lifeguards treated 155 stings on Friday and Saturday. The numbers were not available for Sunday.
Marris told the Daytona Beach News-Journal there were several types of jellyfish, but the moon jellyfish were the most frequently spotted.
She says lifeguards were treating the stings with vinegar.
Marris says there was a moderate risk of rip current along the beaches, but no rescues were made on Sunday.
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