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‘Brain-eating’ amoeba claims 11th life in Sindh

Photo credits: — AP file photo
Photo credits: — AP file photo

KARACHI: A 57-year-old man — the oldest victim so far — who had visited Pakistan after years in the United States died of infection caused by Naegleria fowleri also known as “brain-eating amoeba” increasing the year’s death toll to 11 in the province and 10th in Karachi, officials said on Sunday.

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