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Where’s the Real Danger from Infection This Summer?

Naegleria fowleri trophozoite

Naegleria fowleri is a summertime villain, scary and sensational, the “Brain-eating Amoeba.” Even the name is villainous. It is an amoeba that lives in fresh water, especially warm water, and is a cause of brain infections, almost always resulting in death. The attention that has been focused on Naegleria in recent weeks has led me [...]

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