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.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.
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.