Amoebra “brainwashers”: Florida authorities issue health alert after rare case of parasite infection

El parásito unicelular típicamente se encuentra en aguas dulces templadas y estancadas como lagos y lagunas.

Naegleria fowleri infections are extremely rare, but they cause inflammation of the brain that is often fatal The amoeba enters the body through the nose and from there it migrates to the brain. Photo: Science Photo Library Its scientific name is Naegleria fowleribut yesIt is known colloquially as the “brain-eating” amoeba, because It can cause …

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