Flesh-Eating Bacteria in Florida and Brain-Eating Amoeba in Kansas

Flesh-Eating Bacteria in Florida and Brain-Eating Amoeba in Kansas

Flesh-eating bacteria has been discovered on the beaches of Florida. It was activated by the rise in water temperature. At least seven people have been infected with the flesh-eating bacteria and two people have died so far this year, according to ABC News. Heat breeds bacteria, as noted by the Centers for Disease Control and […]

Kansas Girl Hally Yust Succumbs to Brain Eating Amoeba

Kansas Girl Hally Yust Succumbs to Brain Eating Amoeba

Hally Yust, 9, of Johnson County, Kansas, who loved water sports like swimming and skiing, succumbed to a rare but deadly brain eating amoeba with the scientific name of Naegleria fowleri. The brain eating amoeba typically lives in warm freshwater, like hot springs, rivers and lakes, though it can also be found in soil. Naegleria […]