​Brain-Eating Amoeba Found in Texas Water System

Naegleria fowleri is responsible for the death of a 6-year-old boy in Lake Jackson, Texas, and environmental officials say the city will be fighting the pathogen for months

​Brain-Eating Amoeba Found in Texas Water System

Environmental officials in Texas are saying it may take months before the water system in Lake Jackson is free of a brain-eating amoeba that killed a 6-year-old boy in September.

The child’s death spurred Gov. Greg Abbott to declare a state of disaster in Brazoria County after...

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