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...

Infection with the “brain-eating amoeba”, Naegleria fowleri has claimed the life of a fifth victim in the capital city of Pakistan’s Sindh province. According to a report in The News,...

Researchers at Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at University of California San Diego and the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus have found that compounds produced by...

Parasitic meningitis caused by the amoeba, Naegleria fowleri, is being reported as the cause of death of a 48-year-old Karachi, Pakistan women, according to Pakistani media. According to officials with...

Officials with the Sindh health ministry confirmed an additional death due to infection with the “brain-eating amoeba”, Naegleria fowleri on Tuesday, according to multiple media accounts. The...

In April, Pakistani health officials reported the first death due to Naegleria fowleri infection of the year in Tando Allah Yar  in Sindh province. Today, a second fatality was reported in a 55-year-old...

Routine drinking water testing by the Louisiana Department of Health has confirmed the presence of Naegleria fowleri, an ameba that occurs naturally in freshwater, in Ouachita Parish’s North Monroe...

Orlando-based specialty pharmaceutical company, Profounda announced it has received the US Food and Drug Administration’s Orphan Drug Designation for the use of Impavido (miltefosine) to treat Granulomatous...

Here is another oldie but goodie interview. Medical epidemiologist and infectious disease physician with the Waterborne Disease Prevention Branch in the National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious...