Thursday, August 15, 2013

Brain-eating amoebas

While on the topic of amoebas, there have been a few cases of kids getting meningitis after inhaling amoebas while swimming in freshwater lakes. Click though the link for an image of the infectious amoeba-- definitely nightmare fuel!

And here, the same species of amoeba can get into neti pots used to clear out sinuses.

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