U.S. brainworm: Death rate exceeds 97% after entering the human body

The Florida Department of Health announced that a confirmed case of “brain-eating” invasion had been detected locally, and made it clear that the disease is usually fatal, but details have not yet been released,media reported. Brainworm is a common name, its scientific name is “Forsyth Negri amoeba progenitor”, also known as amoeba, often appear in the relatively hot water in the river.

It certainly doesn’t really eat the human brain, but if it’s unfortunate, it’s pretty scary.

If entering the human body, the brainworm will go down the nose all the way to the brain, causing “primary amoeba meninges” (PAM), the patient will appear epilepsy, headache, personality changes, confusion and other symptoms.

Terrifyingly, the disease is almost incurable and, unfortunately, about two-thirds of the patients are healthy children.

Since the first discovery of the brainworm in the 1960s, there have been 145 confirmed cases in the United States, of which only four have survived, or more than 97 percent, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

U.S. brainworm: Death rate exceeds 97% after entering the human body

The Florida Department of Health has repeatedly warned people who like to swim in the river to be alert to the presence of brainworms, especially when water temperatures rise in July-September, and give singles:

– Avoid contact with warm fresh water near the power plant when the water is hot.

– In warm fresh water, be sure to pinch your nose.

– When using a nasal wash pot, only boiled, cooled, distilled or sterile water can be used.

However, such serious and shocking news, the United States netizens did not let go of the good opportunity to satirize Florida, have said that these bugs will be starved to death, sarcastically Floridans have no brain.

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U.S. brainworm: Death rate exceeds 97% after entering the human body

U.S. brainworm: Death rate exceeds 97% after entering the human body

U.S. brainworm: Death rate exceeds 97% after entering the human body

U.S. brainworm: Death rate exceeds 97% after entering the human body

U.S. brainworm: Death rate exceeds 97% after entering the human body