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).
Thursday, Sunday August 21, 2016
Brain-eating amoeba common in Florida; researchers race for cure
August 23, 2016, 6pm (news article and video)
» 16-year-old boy survives brain-eating amoeba
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
August 24, 2016
Interview with Todd MacLaughlin, CEO Profounda and mention of the Jordan Smelski Foundation for Amoeba Awareness.
» Teen Survives Amoeba Infection
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
August 24, 2016 @12:37 am EST (video)
» 16-Year-Old Is 4th Known Person to Survive Brain Amoeba in 50 Years
by Abe Aboraya (WMFE)
The Boy Who Lived: How A Florida Teen Beat The Brain-Eating Amoeba