This Amoeba Eats Your Brain

The deadly micro-organism was recently found in a Texas water supply

Computer-generated representation of Naegleria fowleri in its ameboid trophozoite stage, in its flagellated stage, and in its cyst stage. via the CDC

Just when you thought 2020 couldn’t get any worse: imagine being told that you could die if you used tap water for anything other than flushing your toilet. This happened in Texas over the past week, as 8 towns were warned that their water supplies were tainted with a rare and deadly micro-organism…

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Jay Sizemore

Jay Sizemore

Provocative truth teller, author of 19 poetry collections. Cat dad. Dog dad. Currently working from Portland, Oregon. Learn more at: Jaysizemore.com.