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Texas Leaders Say It Could Take Up To 3 Months To Eradicate Brain-Eating Amoeba That Killed 6-Year-Old [Video]

Texas Leaders Say It Could Take Up To 3 Months To Eradicate Brain-Eating Amoeba That Killed 6-Year-Old

Questions continue in a Texas county where a 6-year-old died after being infected with a brain-eating amoeba.

Credit: CBS 11 Dallas     Duration: 31:06Published
Expect Afternoon Update On Deadly Amoeba Found In Lake Jackson Water [Video]

Expect Afternoon Update On Deadly Amoeba Found In Lake Jackson Water

Expect Afternoon Update On Deadly Amoeba Found In Lake Jackson Water

Credit: CBS 11 Dallas     Duration: 00:34Published
Deadly brain eating amoeba in Lake Jackson tap water | Oneindia News [Video]

Deadly brain eating amoeba in Lake Jackson tap water | Oneindia News

A deadly brain eating microbe has been found in tap water in the Lake Jackson area of Texas in the United States. Residents of Lake Jackson have been warned not to use tap water directly and consume it..

Credit: Oneindia     Duration: 01:13Published
Texas Child Dies From Brain-Eating Amoeba, Disaster Declaration Issued [Video]

Texas Child Dies From Brain-Eating Amoeba, Disaster Declaration Issued

After a 6-year-old boy died from a brain-eating amoeba in Southeast Texas, Gov. Greg Abbott issued a disaster declaration after water samples tested positive for the deadly ameba.

Credit: CBS 11 Dallas     Duration: 01:03Published
Don't Drink The Water: Texas Town's Water Supply Contains Brain-Eating Bug [Video]

Don't Drink The Water: Texas Town's Water Supply Contains Brain-Eating Bug

Residents of eight communities around Lake Jackson, Texas, were warned on Saturday not to use tap water for anything other than flushing toilets. That's because a rare brain-eating amoeba was found in..

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Water now safe in city where boy died from brain-eating amoeba

A boil-water notice lifted in Lake Jackson, Texas, where six-year-old Josiah McIntyre succumbed to the parasite.
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After brain-eating amoeba killed 6-year-old boy, it could take months to clean Texas city's water

Authorities in Lake Jackson said the city's boil advisory will be in effect for a few more weeks, then chlorine will be pumped through the system.
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It may take 3 months to clear Texas water of brain-eating amoeba

"The path forward for the citizens of Lake Jackson is not going to be one that's short," Texas Commission on Environmental Quality executive director Toby Baker said at a press conference.
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Brain-eating amoeba in city’s water supply kills 6-year-old, leads Texas to declare a disaster


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Texas governor declares disaster after brain-eating amoeba that killed 6-year-old found in city's water

A boil advisory was in effect for a Texas city after earlier this month 6-year-old Josiah McIntyre died after contracting Naegleria fowleri.
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Texas child dies from brain-eating amoeba, water testing underway

The death of a 6-year-old boy in southeast Texas has sparked an investigation into the area's water supply. Josiah McIntyre died on September 8 in Lake Jackson, Texas from an often fatal brain-eating..
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Boy's death led to detection of brain-eating amoeba in water

After Josiah McIntyre's death, heath officials conducted water sample tests and detected the brain-eating amoeba.
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Texas governor issues disaster declaration over brain-eating amoeba

"The state of Texas is taking swift action to respond to the situation and support the communities whose water systems have been impacted by this amoeba," Governor Greg Abbott said.
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Brain-Eating Amoeba in Water Supply Causes Death of 6-Year-Old Boy

brain-eating amoeba in water supply causes death of 6-year-old boy
A brain-eating amoeba has been discovered in a US city's water supply. A disaster declaration was made after a boy died.
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Brain-Eating Amoeba Found in a Texas City’s Water Supply

A 6-year-old boy died in Lake Jackson, Texas, after being infected by an organism that enters the nose and travels to the brain.
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Brain-eating amoeba kills a 6-year-old boy in Texas, prompting officials to test the water supply to 8 cities

The child's mother described being heartbroken," but said, "the fact that we know how he got it, how he contracted it, gives us peace of mind."
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Lake Jackson issues disaster declaration after brain-eating amoeba found in local water supply

This story excerpt is courtesy of our partners at KHOU 11. Click here for KHOU's full story. LAKE JACKSON, Texas — A disaster declaration was issued Saturday, Sept. 26, in the city of Lake Jackson..
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Texas Warns Houston-Area Residents of Brain-Eating Amoeba in Water

Residents of south-east Texas had more than COVID to worry about this week -- they were just told NOT to use unfiltered water ... if they didn't want their brains to turn to mush. The Texas Commission..
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Brain-eating amoeba may be in Houston-area tap water

Naegleria fowleri usually infects people when contaminated water enters the body through the nose.
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Teen dies from brain-eating amoeba in Florida, family says

Tanner Wall's parents are hoping their tragic story informs other families of the dangers of this potentially deadly infection​.
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Brain-Destroying Amoeba in Florida Gets In Through the Nose and Eats the Brain

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A case of a rare, brain-eating amoeba has been recorded in Florida. It is usually fatal.
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Deadly 'brain-eating' amoeba infects person in Florida

An amoeba that destroys brain tissue has been confirmed in an unidentified person in Florida, health officials say.
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Brain-eating amoeba kills North Carolina man

A 59-year-old man from North Carolina has died from a brain-eating amoeba. Health officials say he was infected after swimming at a water park.
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He contracted a brain-eating amoeba while jet skiing – and beat the 97% fatality rate

Ryan Perry went jet skiing last year and contracted a rare and nearly always fatal disease caused by an amoeba that lurks in the sediment. He lived.  
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10-year-old girl dies from brain-eating amoeba after swimming

10-year-old Lily Mae Avant died overnight on Monday after fighting for her life in Cook Children's Hospital in Fort Worth
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Lily Avant, 10, contracted a 'brain-eating' amoeba after swimming in a Texas river. Now she's fighting for her life

Lily Avant, 10, was hospitalized after her family says she contracted a rare 'brain-eating' amoeba while swimming in a Texas river.  
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