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By The Dispatch On Saturday, December 17th, 2016
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Profounda receives FDA Orphan Drug Designation for miltefosine for treating Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis (PAM)

Profounda, Inc. announced Friday that it has received, the US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Orphan Drug Designation for the treatment of Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis (PAM) with miltefosine.  More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, August 12th, 2013
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Parasitic meningitis case confirmed in Glades County, Florida

Just weeks after the Kali Hardig parasitic meningitis case was confirmed in Arkansas, health authorities in Glades County, Florida are reporting a case of an individual infected with the “brain-eating amoeba”, More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, August 9th, 2013
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Kali Hardig’s condition continues to improve, expected to leave ICU tomorrow

The miraculous story of 12-year-old, Benton, Arkansas girl, Kali Hardig continues as the latest Facebook posting from her mother, Traci, indicates she’ll be leaving intensive care tomorrow. “Kali is More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, July 27th, 2013
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CDC expert, Dr. Jennifer Cope talks parasitic meningitis and Naegleria fowleri

On the Saturday, July 27 airing of Dispatch Radio, Dr. Jennifer Cope, Medical Epidemiologist with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) spoke to Dispatch Radio co-host, Robert Herriman, MPH, M(ASCP) More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, July 21st, 2013
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What is Naegleria fowleri?

Before you take the kids and try to cool off this summer at the lake in your town, you should know about Naegleria fowleri. Naegleri fowleri Image/CDC This relatively rare, pathogenic amoeba is found in warm or More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, June 29th, 2013
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Pakistan reports third ‘brain-eating amoeba’ death of 2013

A third person has died from the “brain-eating amoeba”, Naegleria fowleri, in Pakistan this year, according to a Daily Times report. According to Sindh Public Health Department official Ayaz Ahmed, a More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, November 30th, 2012
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‘Monsters Inside Me’ to feature the Kyle Lewis story

Naegleria fowleri. Have you never heard of this deadly menace that lurks in warm, fresh water? If not, believe me, you’re not alone. Kyle Gracin Lewis Photo courtesy of Julie Lewis You can learn more about the More...


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