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Brain eating insects in the United States: mortality rate over 97%!

via:驱动之家     time:2020/7/6 15:44:16     readed:52

According to foreign media reports, U.S. Department of Health in Florida has announced the discoveryThe disease is often fatal, but details have not been released.

Brain-eating worm is common name, its scientific name is Agriamoeba protozoa

Of course, it doesn't really eat people's brains, but it's also quite terrifying if it gets caught.

If you enter the body, the brain-eating worm goes down the nose to the brain and causes

What's terrible is that the disease is almost incurable and, unfortunately, about two-thirds of the patients are healthy children.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and prevention,Since its first discovery in the 1960s, there have been 145 confirmed cases in the United States, of which only four survived, or a mortality rate of more than 97%.


Florida Department of health has repeatedly reminded people who like to swim in the river to be alert to the existence of brain eating insects, especially when the water temperature rises from July to September

- avoid contact with warm fresh water near the power plant when the water temperature is high.

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

- only boiled, cooled, distilled or sterile water should be used when using the nasal pot.

however,In such a serious and shocking news, American netizens did not miss a good opportunity to satirize Florida, saying that these insects would starve to death, implying that the people of Florida had no brains.

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