Beware Of Brain Eating Amoebas

There is a microscopic killer lurking in the lakes. But before you get too panicked, encounters with this bug are extremely rare. Yet this brain eating Amoeba, known as Naegleria Fowleri, (pronounced nuh-GLEERee-uh FOWL’-erh-eye for those brave enough to try and pronounce it), is being blamed for the deaths of at least 6 boys and young men this year. In one case, 14-year-old David Evans went to swim in Lake Havusu, a popular man-made lake off the Colorado River between … Continue reading →