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Shaun the Sheep will be the first “astronaut” to fly the Artemis I mission around the moon

The identity of the first astronaut to set off on the Artemis I mission to the moon has been revealed – and it’s none other than Shaun the Sheep. A statue of Aardman’s beloved character will be placed aboard NASA’s Orion spacecraft before liftoff from Kennedy Space Center in Florida, USA, later this summer. The …

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Caleb Zigelbauer from Florida fights a deadly brain-eating amoeba

The Florida teenager who is fighting for his life after being infected with a rare brain-eating amoeba has already beaten the odds by surviving a month. The median time to survive infection with Naegleria fowleri, the scientific name for the amoeba, is just five days, and the disease it causes, primary amoebic meningoencephalitis, is fatal …

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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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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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