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High Levels Of Brain-Eating Amoeba Found At North Carolina Water Park

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 07.03.2016 | Healthy Living

Unusually high levels of a brain-eating amoeba were found at a North Carolina water park where an Ohio teen became infected and later died, an investi...

Teen Dies Of Brain-Eating Amoeba After Whitewater Rafting Trip

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 06.22.2016 | Healthy Living

An 18-year-old Ohio woman died Sunday as the result of a brain-eating amoeba that officials said she may have contracted while whitewater rafting earl...

Brain-Eating Amoeba Kills California Woman

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 07.03.2015 | Healthy Living

A 21-year-old woman from Bishop, California, has reportedly died from a rare but devastating infection caused by a brain-eating amoeba. Inyo County...

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...

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...