Naegleria Fowleri

4 articles
Pakistan: Brain-eating Amoeba & Vaccination Against Childhood Pneumonia
Oct 12, 2012 | Adham Abdel Mottalib

A rare and fatal brain-eating infection killed 10 people in Karachi, Pakistan this year. This waterborne species of amoeba causes primary amoebic...

Brain-Eating Amoeba Returns to the South
Jul 20, 2012 | Katharina Schwan

The by now infamous brain-eating amoeba caused its first U.S. fatality of 2012 in an 8-year-old South Carolina boy. Blake Driggers from Sumter...

The Brain-Eating Amoeba is Back
Dec 19, 2011 | Anna Tomasulo

While people suffering from sinus infections are reaching for their neti pots, hoping for unobstructed nasal passageways, the Louisiana Department of...

Brain-Eating Amoebas Surface in US Lakes
Aug 24, 2011 | Anna Tomasulo

Despite the heat of the summer, people in balmy Florida steer clear of lakes and other bodies of water for fear of being attacked by what news...