August 23, 2011

Swimmer succumbs to a brain infection caused by amoeba found in warm, stagnant waters

After swimming in a public outdoor area, 16-year old Courtney Nash of Florida, USA succumbed to a brain infection caused by an organism that thrives in warm waters, prompting officials to issue water warnings on August 13, 2011 during an extreme heat wave.

Sources: The Extinction Protocol, CF News 13

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