The Iowa Department of Natural Resources will reopen the beach at Lake of Three Fires on Thursday, July 28, 2022, after officials confirmed the presence of Naegleria fowleri, an amoeba that caused a brain infection that killed a Missouri resident who swam in the lake earlier this month. Related: Missouri resident dies after infection with […]
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A Missouri resident undergoing treatment for the brain-eating amoeba known as Naegleria fowleri — likely contracted at an Iowa lake — has died. The Iowa Department of Public Health did not respond to a request about the case, but the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services confirmed the patient had died. “Unfortunately, the patient […]