Amoeba

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Funeral To Be Held Monday For Teen Who Died Of Suspected Brain Infection

A funeral will be held Monday for the teenager who died from a rare infection he likely got while swimming last week.

07/13/2015

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Amoeba Scare Unsettles Visitors To Lake Minnewaska

The death of a young swimmer who contracted a brain-eating amoeba in a western Minnesota lake has shocked the community.

07/09/2015

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Family: Teen Sickened By Amoeba In Western Minn. Lake Has Died

A young swimmer who contracted a brain-eating amoeba in a western Minnesota lake has died, according to a family representative.

07/09/2015

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Child Sickened By Amoeba In Western Minnesota Lake

Minnesota health officials say a child has been sickened by a rare brain infection after swimming in a lake in Pope County.

07/07/2015

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Brain-Eating Amoeba Suspected In Indiana Man’s Death

A parasite commonly referred to as the “brain-eating amoeba” infected a man teaching his daughter to swim in a southwestern Indiana lake, killing him within weeks, his father said Tuesday.

09/04/2012

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CDC Confirms Amoeba Caused MN Boy’s Death

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed the cause of a suspected amebic infection, that took the life of a 9-year-old boy.

08/13/2012

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Father Of Boy Killed By Amoeba Remembers His ‘Twin’

They’ve been in the hearts and prayers of thousands around the Twin Cities and on Thursday, the father of the little boy who died from amoebic meningitis, is sharing memories of his best friend.

08/09/2012

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Stillwater Lake Closed After Boy Dies From Amoeba

A Twin Cities lake is closed Wednesday while officials investigate a boy’s death. The Health Department says he likely died from a rare brain infection called amoebic meningitis.

08/08/2012

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Health Officials: Lake-Living Amoeba Suspected In Child’s Death

The Health Department is investigating after a suspected amebic infection killed a 9-year-old boy who had gone swimming in warm Washington County lakes.

08/07/2012