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Death in Inyo County due to PAM

Inyo County Health Department news release A child from Southern California tragically died earlier this month after being diagnosed with an extremely rare infection known as primary amebic ningoencephalitis (PAM). Testing was positive for evidence of Naegleria fowleri, a one-celled organism commonly known as the brain-eating ameba. Humans become infected when water containing Naegleria fowleri enters the […]

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