Seasons Greetings
    

Flash News: Trump Says Tweet On Shooting Looters Was "Fact", Not A Call For Violence     - | -     Biden Reflects on 2 Tweets from Same Day in October, His and Trump's     - | -     Governors Who Set Stricter Guidelines Seen More Favorably than Those Who Didn't     - | -     Looting and Fires in Minneapolis Lead to CNN Arrest and Twitter Warning on Trump     - | -     Tech Industry Chimes in on Trump's Social Media Executive Order     - | -     Minnesota Governor Involves National Guard After Protests Escalate To Looting Stores     - | -     This Is What GOP Feared. Now that Trump Has Governed with Executive Orders, Dems Plan to Do Same      - | -     Man Throwing 'Incendiary Devices' at ICE Detention Center Is Killed in Attack      - | -     Mueller Hearing Pushed Back a Week to Allow More Time for Him to Answer Questions      - | -     Trump Tells 4 Congresswomen of Color to 'Go Back' to 'Crime-Infested' Countries They Came From      - | -     GOP Congressman Invokes 'The Deep State'

Breaking News: Trump Wants To Terminate U.S. Relationship With World Health Organization Over China's Actions... Readmore

Features & Columns

Texan Girl Dies From Brain-Eating Amoeba

viewsViews 256

Texan Girl Dies From Brain-Eating Amoeba

2019-09-17 01:26:29

A 10-year-old Texas girl has died after battling a brain-eating amoeba for more than a week. CNN reports Lily Mae Avant swam in the Brazos River and Lake Whitney near Waco over Labor Day weekend. After being hospitalized, a spinal tap found she had contracted Naegleria fowleri. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says Naegleria fowleri is a single-cell living organism commonly found in warm freshwater. The amoeba is known to enter the body through the nose, travels to the brain and destroys brain tissue. Of the 145 known cases between 1962 and 2018, only four people have survived.

Post Your Comment




Most Recent News

New York Jets Off the Clock: Fourth-Round Pick Offensive Tackle Cameron Clark, Charlotte

31 May, 2020

  -by Daniel Mogollon, Staff Writer; Image: New York Jets fourth-round pick Cameron Clark. (Image Source: Charlotte49ers.com) The New York Jets had nine picks in the 2020 NFL Draft,......More

UK Competitive Sport Given Green Light to Resume From June 1

31 May, 2020

  UK competitive sport given green light to resume from June 1  ...More

Soccer: The Return of Serie A

31 May, 2020

  The Return of Serie A  ...More

MORE FOR YOU