Summer, swimming and the brain-eating amoeba

On this clip from the latest episode of NEWS TALK with Brandon & Bob, the topic of the brain-eating amoeba was discussed as summer arrives and the waters get warmer.

During the conversation, several aspects of the parasite technically known as Naegleria fowleri was looked at–how and where do you contract it, symptoms, diagnosis and prevention.

Check out the podcast below:

Brandon Jones and Robert Herriman give you an update on the news, providing commentary and analysis every week on NEWS TALK with Brandon & Bob.

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