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Brain-eating amoeba is hiding in rivers and lakes across America this summer

Freshwater lakes and rivers across America may have a deadly parasite lurking around them this summer and quickly swallowing your brain — and experts warn that if it gets into your nose, it has a 97 percent chance of death, often within five days of feeling symptoms. Naegleria fowleri lives in fresh water all over …

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CDC reveals deadly bacteria that causes melliodosis discovered in Mississippi waters

Deadly Bacteria Causes Myloidosis Discovered in Mississippi Waters, CDC Reveals: For the First Time a Cause of a Disease Similar to Tuberculosis Has Been Found in the US The bacterium responsible for the deadly infection of melioidosis has been discovered in the United States for the first time The CDC revealed that it was detected …

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A 13-year-old boy has been hospitalized with a deadly brain-eating amoeba in Florida

A 13-year-old from Port Charlotte, Florida, is fighting for his life after a deadly brain-eating amoeba swam in his nose during a family trip to the town’s public beach, but city officials deny he contracted the parasite there. . Caleb Ziegelbauer’s family sits on pins and needles, hoping he’ll beat this deadly pest, which has …

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More than one in five children and adolescents in the United States is obese

A new study finds that America’s obesity crisis has worsened during the COVID-19 pandemic, with a sharp increase in case rates among the younger population. Researchers at the Child Obesity and Health Behavior Laboratory in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, found that 21.5 percent of Americans ages 2 to 19 will be obese in 2020. That’s a …

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Children up to the age of four were more likely to die from influenza like Covid at the end of 2021

Children up to four years old were at risk of dying from flu or stroke such as COVID-19 during the final months of 2021 — the start of the Omicron wave, according to a DailyMail.com analysis of official statistics. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published its estimates of the mortality rate for …

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