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Florida teen killed by brain-eating amoeba

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The FINANCIAL — A young Florida teen Tanner Lake Wall has died after he fell ill from a rare brain-eating amoeba he encountered while being on a vacation. The family of the thirteen-year-old boy said that he died this summer following a family vacation to a North Florida campground equipped with a water park and lake. There are only 145 cases of infection in the United States, but there is 97% of dying once a person gets infected. Infection typically occurs when people go swimming or diving in warm freshwater places, like lakes and rivers.  The teen’s parents said that Tanner began experiencing…

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Florida teen killed by brain-eating amoeba

3 mins read

The FINANCIAL — A young Florida teen Tanner Lake Wall has died after he fell ill from a rare brain-eating amoeba he encountered while being on a vacation. The family of the thirteen-year-old boy said that he died this summer following a family vacation to a North Florida campground equipped with a water park and…