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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  • Anarchy Pony

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

  • Bluebird_of_Fastidiousness

    The Gulf is fighting back.

  • Rhoid Rager

    CNN is the brain-eating amoeba.

  • BuzzCoastin

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

  • リカルド 忍者の心

    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!!