Person infected by ‘brain-eating’ amoeba in Hillsborough County in Florida


An amoeba that destroys brain tissue has been confirmed in an unidentified person in Florida.The Hillsborough County Department of Health announced the infection Friday.The infection caused by Naegleria fowleri, commonly referred to as the “brain-eating amoeba” is a microscopic single-celled living amoeba.The amoeba can cause a rare infection of the brain called primary […]  » Read More

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