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  • Florida Man Dies from Rare Brain-Eating Infection Caught From Tap Water

    Florida Man Dies from Rare Brain-Eating Infection Caught From Tap Water

    Florida health officials say a man recently died from a brain-eating amoeba called Naegleria fowleri — an infection likely caught from rinsing his sinuses with tap water. These infections are incredibly rare but almost always lethal, and they have been previously linked to nasal rinsing, such as through the use of neti pots. As a…