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Brain-Eating Amoebas Invade US Lakes Due To Global Warming

Brain-Eating Amoebas Invade US Lakes Due To Global Warming | Science and Disease | Scoop.it
Primary amebic meningoencephalitis, caused by the parasite Naegleria fowleri, has a 99% fatality rate and is usually not diagnosed until it's too late.

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Biosciencia's curator insight, June 29, 2013 3:36 AM

Naegleria fowleri – or, the “brain-eating amoeba” – may sound like a sci-fi trope from the ‘80s, but is totally real, and will likely claim more lives this year than ever before.

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Brain-Eating Amoeba, Naegleria Fowleri, Confirmed In Louisiana Parish Water Supply

Brain-Eating Amoeba, Naegleria Fowleri, Confirmed In Louisiana Parish Water Supply | Science and Disease | Scoop.it
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have confirmed that a dangerous brain-eating amoeba has been found in certain parts of the water system in the...

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Jack Mosel's curator insight, September 13, 2013 11:18 PM

www.lake-savers.com : Our natural process doesn't permit this amoeba to exist for more than 24 hours within our systems being turned on... This is terrible.

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Brain-eating amoeba kills at least 10 in Karachi

Brain-eating amoeba kills at least 10 in Karachi | Science and Disease | Scoop.it
Pakistan's most populous city hit by Naegleria fowleri, which is transmitted by contaminated water entering the nose...

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Brain-eating amoebas: What you need to know

Brain-eating amoebas: What you need to know | Science and Disease | Scoop.it
Florida health officials have issued a warning for swimmers after a boy contracted Naegleria fowleri. Here's what you need to know about the deadly amoeba.

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Just What is the Brain-Eating “Amoeba” Naegleria fowleri?

Just What is the Brain-Eating “Amoeba” Naegleria fowleri? | Science and Disease | Scoop.it

In the press this week were reports (see here and here and here) that the brain-eating amoeba Naeglaria fowleri has killed three people this summer, as it does in a typical year. The only trouble is, Naeglaria isn’t a true amoeba...


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SGDQ 2014 - Sonic Advance 2 by Naegleria

Decided to upload this as I hadn't seen this run on YT yet. Video from Summer Games Done Quick 2014 http://www.twitch.tv/speeddemosarchivesda http://www.twit...
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