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Unique strain of amoeba might be behind Karachi’s Naegleria deaths

Study says amoeba can’t survive in saline water

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January 14, 2020


Naegleria death toll reaches 16 in Karachi

The deceased was a 27-year-old from New Karachi

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November 11, 2019


Naegleria claims 15th life in Karachi

19-year-old was admitted to Jinnah hospital on Thursday

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October 11, 2019


Two more fall prey to Congo virus, Naegleria in Karachi

Karachiites are in the grip of rare infectious diseases

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September 14, 2019


Don’t keep entrance exam on Muharram 8: Sindh health minister

Urges PMDC to reconsider medical entry exam date

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August 27, 2019


Teenager diagnosed with Naegleria infection

So far 11 people have died of Naegleria in Karachi

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August 23, 2019


First naegleria death of 2019 reported

The patient was a 21-year-old man

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April 20, 2019


How to stay safe from Brain-Eating Amoeba?

  At the time when masses are already haunted by increasing deaths of Congo and dengue fevers, Sindh health ministry has issued Naegleria warning, directing concerned authorities to expedite their efforts to thwart possible dangers of the ‘brain-eating’ amoeba. This dangerous amoeba kills humans by entering their brains through nasal cavity and eating up brain…

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September 20, 2016


Death toll rises to 11 as Naegleria claims one more life

KARACHI: Death toll from Naegleria risen to 11 in Sindh after one more girl succumbed to the deadly disease in Karachi on Tuesday, Samaa reported. Our correspondent said that a 23-year-old girl, who had been suffering from Naegleria virus, died today in Orangi town area of Karachi. The deceased was admitted to a local hospital two…

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July 28, 2015


Naegleria takes three lives in 24 hours in Karachi

KARACHI: Lethal Naegleria Fowleri virus that is called the brain-eating amoeba has taken lives of three people during last 24 hours in Karachi, according to Sindh Health Department sources. Muazzam, 30, resident of Fisheries area of the megacity succumbed his life to this deadly disease. Asif, 33, of Hub Choki also lost his life to…

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May 30, 2015


Another horrific group triggering panic in Karachi

Diverse viruses have unsettled the people of Karachi. The viruses including Polio, Naegleria, Dengue, Congo and Ebola are some of the appalling threats facing the Karachiites.

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November 14, 2014


Ebad directs authorities to prevent people from Naegleria

KARACHI: Governor Sindh, Dr. Ishrat ul Ebad Khan, showing concern over increasing number of naegleria cases in Karachi, has directed for concrete steps to prevent people from deadly disease. He has taken notice of media reports about deaths in Karachi due to brain eating Neagleria Fowleri amoeba and asked officials of health department and water…

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July 19, 2014


Naegleria claims third life in Karachi

KARACHI: Naegleria claimed the third life in the city this year on Friday as a 32-year-old man died of the disease. The man, Mohammad Adnan, resident of Korangi, died of naegleria fowleri, or ‘brain-eating amoeba’ here at a private hospital. The man was admitted in a critical condition to a private hospital few days ago….

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June 27, 2014


Swimming pools and Naegleria

People enjoy themselves having fun in swimming pools but they are unaware of the fear of deadly disease, Naegleria. Moonis Ahmed reports from Karachi.

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June 26, 2013


20-year-old man dies of Naegleria in Karachi

Web Desk KARACHI: The critically-ill 20-year-old patient of ‘brain eating amoeba’ died of Naegleria fowleri here, SAMAA reports on Monday. According to reports, the young man, Mohammad Mohsin, was resident of New Karachi. This is the second death that has occurred due to the disease in this year. Before this, a teenager Adil Hussain, a…

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June 3, 2013

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