Associated Press reports:
A killer amoeba living in lakes enters the body through the nose and attacks the brain where it feeds until you die.
According to the CDC, the amoeba called Naegleria fowleri (nuh-GLEER-ee-uh FOWL’-erh-eye) killed 23 people in the United States, from 1995 to 2004. This year health officials noticed a spike with six cases.
Paging Dr. House, Dr. House please!
P.S.: Please refer to Episode 43 (2-21), „Euphoria, Part 2” of Dr. House where Foreman suffers from primary amoebic meningoencephalitis caused by Naegleria fowleri.