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Brain-eating microbe: US city told not to use water amid contamination concerns

BBC News Sunday, 27 September 2020
People in Lake Jackson, Texas, are urged not to use tap water because it might be contaminated.
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News video: Don't Drink The Water: Texas Town's Water Supply Contains Brain-Eating Bug

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Residents of eight communities around Lake Jackson, Texas, were warned on Saturday not to use tap water for anything other than flushing toilets. That's because a rare brain-eating amoeba was found in the public water supply. The microbe, naegleria fowleri, is found in fresh water and soil. If it...

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