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Texas Warns Houston-Area Residents of Brain-Eating Amoeba in Water

TMZ.com Saturday, 26 September 2020
Residents of south-east Texas had more than COVID to worry about this week -- they were just told NOT to use unfiltered water ... if they didn't want their brains to turn to mush. The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality issued a public…
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