KARACHI: The deadly brain eating amoeba took another life on Thursday.
A 56 year old resident of FB Area died at a private hospital, Aaj News reported.
This is the seventh death this year reported from the virus.
Naeglaria Fowleri, grows in fresh water bodies during summers.
It enters through the nose and paralyzes the brain. Victims don’t live for more than three days.
The only prevention is proper chlorination of water used at homes and swimming pools.