Sebastian Deleon survives the amoeba Naegleria fowleri

Sebastian Deleon survives the amoeba Naegleria fowleri
August 26, 2016 craigblaze
ABC News - Sebastian DeLeon Survives Brain Eating Amoeba - Naegleria fowleri Amoeba

We have compiled a list of the links from this week for the various articles, videos and TV coverage in light of the success story with Sebastian Deleon surviving the amoeba Naegleria fowleri and Primary Amoebic Meningoencephalitis (PAM).

Orlando Sentinel

Thursday, Sunday August 21, 2016

Brain-eating amoeba common in Florida; researchers race for cure

Fox 35

August 23, 2016, 6pm (news article and video)

» 16-year-old boy survives brain-eating amoeba

Orlando Sentinel

August 23, 2016 (article and video)

Florida Hospital doctors talk about the recovery of Sebastian DeLeon from brain-eating amoeba.

» South Florida teen recovering in Orlando after amoeba infection

Fox 35

August 24, 2016

Interview with Todd MacLaughlin, CEO Profounda and mention of the Jordan Smelski Foundation for Amoeba Awareness.

» Teen Survives Amoeba Infection

USA Today

August 23, 2016 (video)

A South Florida boy has survived a brain-eating amoeba that kills most people who contract it. Officials say the infection has a fatality rate of 97 percent and is often contracted through the nose when swimming in freshwater. (Aug. 23) AP

» Florida teen survives often deadly amoeba infection

ABC Nightline

August 24, 2016 @12:37 am EST (video)

» 16-Year-Old Is 4th Known Person to Survive Brain Amoeba in 50 Years

WMFE Radio

by (WMFE)

The Boy Who Lived: How A Florida Teen Beat The Brain-Eating Amoeba


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