Quickly Know All about Rare Brain Eating Amoeba Infection in Kerala.

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The brain-eating amoeba, Naegleria fowleri, can destroy brain tissue within days

Did You Know?

Naegleria fowleri, a rare amoeba causing fatal brain infection, detected in Kerala

What is It?

Infection occurs through contaminated water entering the nose, often during swimming


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Amoeba travels to the brain, causing severe inflammation and tissue damage

How It Attacks

Symptoms include severe headache, fever, nausea, vomiting, and stiff neck

Symptoms to Watch

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Diagnosed through cerebrospinal fluid tests, brain imaging, and lab culture


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Avoid swimming in warm freshwater, use nose clips, and ensure water safety

How to Stay Safe

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Stay updated on health advisories and follow safety guidelines

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