Lake Elsinore boy, 9, dies of infection by water-borne amoeba

Wednesday, August 6, 2008 - 00:14 in Health & Medicine

Riverside County health officials urge swimmers to use caution after the death Saturday. It is not known where the boy contracted the Naegleria fowleri amoeba. Riverside County health officials are urging swimmers to use caution after the death Saturday of a Lake Elsinore child infected with a waterborne parasite.

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