After losing daughter, California mom vows to raise awareness of deadly amoeba

April 7, 2015 1:27 PM

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After losing daughter, California mom vows to raise awareness of deadly amoeba

A California mother is forming a nonprofit and raising funds for research of a potentially deadly amoeba that took her 20-year-old daughter’s life in 2014, HavasuNews.com reported.

Koral Reef Meister Pier went swimming in Lake Havasu, a large reservoir on the border between California and Arizona, in May 2013. After suffering from headaches, nausea and lethargy, the young woman died on Oct. 20, 2014. Shortly before her death, infectious disease specialists at the University of...

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