Naegleria fowleri (commonly referred to as the “brain-eating amoeba”), is a microscopic amoeba which is a single-celled living organism. It can cause a rare and devastating infection of the brain called...

A 26-year-old man became the latest victim of Naegleria fowleri, the brain-eating amoeba, in Karachi, according to local media this week. This follows the deaths of a 40-year-old man in May and a 16-year-old...

Officials with Consolidated Waterworks in Terrebonne Parish say that the brain-eating amoeba, Naegleria fowleri, has been detected in the Pointe-aux-Chenes area. The sample point that tested positive...

In a follow-up to a report last month, Sindh province health officials have reported the second Naegleria fowleri fatality of 2018, according to a Daily Times report. This case, like the previous, was...

Wichita Falls, TX city and county officials reminded the public, as we head into summer, about protecting yourself and your children from the “brain-eating amoeba”, Naegleria fowleri. The...

A 40-year-old Karachi man is the first fatal victim of the “brain-eating amoeba”, Naegleria fowleri, in Sindh province this year, according to a Dawn.com report. The news report does not...

amzn_assoc_placement = "adunit0"; amzn_assoc_search_bar = "true"; amzn_assoc_tracking_id = "outbre-20"; amzn_assoc_ad_mode = "manual"; amzn_assoc_ad_type = "smart"; amzn_assoc_marketplace = "amazon"; amzn_assoc_region...

In 2009, infectious disease physician and University of South Florida professor, Dr. Sandra Gompf and her husband lost their son Philip to the parasite , Naegleria fowleri. In this 2015 interview, Dr...

Naegleria fowleri is a protozoan parasite , more specifically an amoeba. This lethal parasite is commonly referred to as the “brain eating amoeba” in mainstream media. It is generally considered a...

Health officials have reported an additional fatality due the “brain-eating amoeba”, Naegleria fowleri in a male resident from North Karachi, according to a local news source. This brings...