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12-Year-Old Fighting Rare Brain Infection Able To Speak

AP | JEANNIE NUSS | Posted 08.21.2013 | Healthy Living

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- A 12-year-old Arkansas girl who has been battling a rare and often-fatal infection caused by a brain-eating amoeba is now able to...

How Arkansas 12-Year-Old Survived Brain-Eating Amoeba

Posted 10.15.2013 | Healthy Living

By Bahar Gholipour, Staff Writer Published: 08/15/2013 06:42 AM EDT on LiveScience The 12-year-old Kali Hardig of Arkansas is now the third surv...

12-Year-Old Girl Struggling To Survive After Contracting Brain-Eating Parasite

Posted 07.30.2013 | Healthy Living

A 12-year-old girl is struggling to survive after being diagnosed with primary amoebic meningoencephalitis, caused by a brain-eating amoeba. ABC N...

'Brain-Eating Amoeba' Kills 10 In Pakistan

AP | MUNIR AHMED | Posted 10.09.2012 | Healthy Living

ISLAMABAD -- A waterborne parasite commonly known as "brain-eating amoeba" has killed 10 people in Pakistan's largest city, a Pakistani official with ...

Neti Pot Users Beware Of 'Brain-Eating Amoebas' In Tap Water

The Huffington Post | Ileana Llorens | Posted 01.03.2012 | Healthy Living

At least two people are dead in Louisiana after officials believe "brain-eating amoebas" entered the victims' sinuses through tap water used to fill n...

Amoeba Parasite Takes Third Victim In Past Month

Mike Stobbe | Posted 10.17.2011 | Healthy Living

ATLANTA (AP) — Two children and a young man have died this summer from a brain-eating amoeba that lives in water, health officials say. This mont...