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...

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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...

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...