The deadly ‘brain-eating’ amoeba is slowly but surely gaining ground in the U.S. Expansion of his steps in

The deadly “brain-eating amoeba” infection has historically occurred in South America. But in recent years cases have been appearing in a northerly direction, possibly due to climate change, a new study has found.

Researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) investigated cases of brain-eating amoebae, known as Nigeria Fowler, U.S. Over a period of four decades.

They found that the number of cases generated each year has remained almost the same, the geographical range of these cases is shifting to the north, with more cases coming to the Midwestern states than ever before.