An 18-year-old died after suffering from naeglaria fowleri in Karachi on Friday.
He was a resident of Yousuf Goth in Malir.
The youth was admitted to Jinnah hospital on September 11 after complaints of high fever. He was being treated at the intensive-care unit of the hospital.
Karachi’s first naegleria-related death of 2019 was reported in April.
So far, 13 people have died of the brain-eating amoeba.