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Teenager diagnosed with Naegleria infection

August 23, 2019
 

‘Brain-eating amoeba’ Naegleria fowleri. Photo: US Centres for Disease Control

A Karachi teenager has been affected by the ‘brain-eating amoeba’ Naegleria fowleri, it emerged Friday.

The 16-year-old boy is a resident of the Mehmoodabad area, SAMAA TV has learnt.

So far 11 people have died of Naegleria infection in the megapolis.

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