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How to avoid contracting a brain-eating amoeba

Although, the chances of contracting an amoeba that will attack your brain and central nervous system are slim, a wilderness and travel medicine expert offers some simple advice to avoid the rare infection.

Wednesday - 08/14/2013, 06:32pm EDT

Tags: brain infection, contamination, CDC, Bowling Green State University, Travis Heggie, public health


Florida boy fights rare infection caused by amoeba

Health officials in Florida say a 12-year-old boy is fighting a rare and deadly infection that is attacking his brain.

Wednesday - 08/14/2013, 03:58am EDT