amoeba http://wrkf.org en Deadly Amoeba Found For First Time In Municipal Water Supply http://wrkf.org/post/deadly-amoeba-found-first-time-municipal-water-supply A 4-year-old child who died of a rare brain infection in early August has led Louisiana health officials to discover that the cause is lurking in the water pipes of St. Bernard Parish, southeast of New Orleans.<p>It's a type of single-celled amoeba called <a href="http://www.cdc.gov/parasites/naegleria/"><em>Naegleria fowleri</em></a>, about a <a href="http://www.webmd.com/brain/brain-eating-amoeba">tenth the width of a human hair</a>. Sun, 15 Sep 2013 12:02:00 +0000 Richard Knox 16160 at http://wrkf.org Deadly Amoeba Found For First Time In Municipal Water Supply