Brain-Eating Amoeba in Louisiana Parish’s Water Supply

dw_slimeVia CNN:

Tests of a Louisiana parish’s water supply confirmed the presence of a rare brain-eating amoeba blamed for last month’s death of a 4-year-old boy.

The state’s Department of Health & Hospitals said Thursday that tests conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found Naegleria fowleri in St. Bernard Parish water.

The water is safe to drink, state officials said, although they cautioned against getting water in the nose.

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5 Comments on "Brain-Eating Amoeba in Louisiana Parish’s Water Supply"

  1. Anarchy Pony | Sep 15, 2013 at 11:46 am |

    Awesome. Brain eating amoeba. And here I thought I lived on a boring planet.

  2. Bluebird_of_Fastidiousness | Sep 15, 2013 at 1:14 pm |

    The Gulf is fighting back.

  3. Rhoid Rager | Sep 15, 2013 at 4:06 pm |

    CNN is the brain-eating amoeba.

  4. BuzzCoastin | Sep 15, 2013 at 4:54 pm |

    St. Bernard Parish water
    isn’t that the water preferred by Congress & the elite class
    10 to 1 over tap water in DC

  5. リカルド 忍者の心 | Sep 15, 2013 at 8:20 pm |

    That game in the picture is awesome! Phantasy Star for Master System, probably the first RPG style for video games ever! All the children in my family were addicted to it 20 years ago!!

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