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Rare Case Of Brain-Destroying Amoeba Confirmed In Florida

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Just when you thought 2020 could not get any worse, a case of a rare, brain-destroying amoeba has been confirmed in the Sunshine State.
MIAMI (CBSMiami/CNN) – Just when you thought 2020 could not get any worse, a case of a rare, brain-destroying amoeba has been confirmed in the Sunshine State.
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 Florida.

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