Swedish woman stung by jellyfish near Key West

Published On: Sep 05 2013 10:58:21 AM EDT

Florida Today

They’re back: Jellyfish and Portuguese man-of-war are floating offshore creating hazardous conditions for Brevard County beachgoers.

KEY WEST, Fla. -

A woman from Sweden is recovering from jellyfish stings she suffered while swimming near Key West.

The U.S. Coast Guard says it sent a crew Wednesday night to pick up the woman who experienced nausea and paralysis after being stung by jelly fish. The woman was with the chartered vessel Sebago Cubed.

The crew brought the woman to shore, where she received medical treatment for the jelly fish stings.

No further information was immediately available.


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