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Florida officials caution residents after individual infected with rare brain eating amoeba

Officials in Florida confirmed that an individual has been infected with the rare and deadly, Naegleria fowleri. Naegleria fowleri its often referred as the “brain-eating amoeba”. It is a free-living, bacteria-eating microorganism that can be pathogenic, causing an extremely rare fulminant (sudden and severe) and fatal brain infection. This microorganism is typically found in water […]