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Fatality from brain-eating amoeba confirmed in Arkansas

Posted on AllSides September 14th, 2023
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An Arkansas resident has died from an infection caused by Naegleria fowleri, commonly known as the brain-eating amoeba, the state Department of Health confirmed Thursday. Through testing and inspection, the Health Department concluded that the individual was likely exposed at the Country Club of Little Rock splash pad, the department said in a news release. The department said it sent multiple samples from the pool and splash pad to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which found that one splash pad sample had viable Naegleria fowleri. Results from...

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