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Brain eating Amoeba draft

Submitted by yurigarcia on Tue, 10/23/2018 - 16:02


Amoeba is a single cell organism that likes to live in warm places, lately this organism has been causing the death of people around the world. This past month a man in the U.S died because of a brain infection called primary amebic meningoencephalitis. How can we avoid this parasite?

According to the CDC, Amoeba is a microorganism that lives in sweet water that can be found in lakes, ponds and pools. The infection occurs, when the contaminated water enters the body through the nasal cavity.