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3:27 am on Thursday July 15, 2010

Freshwater amoebae common in the Lowcountry claims life of 10-year-old girl

Image by WikipediaA 10-year-old girl went swimming in a Lowcountry lake, possibly Lake Moultrie, got a little water up her nose and died just three days later. The reason for this tragedy is shocking -- a tiny swarm of amoebae living in the warm...