Rare case of brain-destroying amoeba confirmed in Florida

A case of a rare, brain-destroying amoeba has been confirmed in Florida. The Florida Department of Health on Friday announced the confirmed case of Naegleria fowleri — a microscopic single-celled amoeba that can infect and destroy the brain. It’s usually fatal, the DOH said. Since 1962, there have only been 37 reported cases of the amoeba in […]