Picture of a brain-eating amoeba (Naegleria fowleri). This amoeba reportedly infected a South Korean man and caused him to die.

Illustration of the amoeba Naeglaria fowleri, a protozoa that causes a deadly brain infection. Often referred to as the brain-eating amoeba.

Sekretaris Direktorat Jenderal (Ditjen) Kesehatan Masyarakat Kemenkes Siti Nadia Tarmizi dalam konferensi pers update Health Working Group G20 Ketiga di Jakarta,

South Korea reports first death from ‘brain-eating amoeba’

The Brain-Eating Amoeba Is a Nearly Perfect Killer The single-celled menace rarely infects humans. That’s what makes it so hard to treat.

the US state of Florida issued warning to citizens in its Hillsborough county to be on the lookout for a “brain-eating” amoeba