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Parasitic Meningitis

Good News For Brain-Eating Amoeba Victim

AP | Posted 08.22.2013 | Miami

MIAMI -- Family members of a 12-year-old Florida boy who was infected by a rare and deadly amoeba say the organism that was attacking his brain is gon...

Boy, 12, Contracts Brain-Eating Amoeba

Posted 08.13.2013 | Miami

A South Florida boy is fighting for his life after a seemingly harmless day in the water last week. Zachary Reyna, a seventh grader, was knee-board...

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...