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naergleria fowleri

On an extremely hot day in the middle of summer it’s very common to see people swimming in the lake or playing at the beach. Most people are there for fun relaxing and lounging and nobody is concerned about getting sick.

But deadly microbes love this hot environment and strive when water levels are low and water temperatures are high. Parasites that are dormant when water temperatures are below 80°F become active when temps are high and can infect people swimming in the warm water.
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