Brain-eating amoeba rattles nerves in Louisiana

A deadly, brain-eating amoeba has been found in the water supply of a Louisiana community near New Orleans, scaring residents and sending officials on the hunt for its source.

`Brain-eating` amoeba kills 40-year-old Pakistani

Naegleria fowleri, a waterborne organism commonly known as the "brain-eating" amoeba, has led to the death of a 40-year-old man in Pakistan`s Karachi port city, the third such case this year.

Parasite known as `brain-eating amoeba` kills 10 in Pak

A waterborne parasite known as Naegleria fowleri - brain eating amoeba - has killed 10 people in the Pakistan`s financial hub in recent months prompting an emergency meeting of health and water department officials.