13-year-old dies of rare ‘brain eater’ amoeba after swimming in Florida lake

A teen has died from a rare “Brain eater” amoeba According to news reports, the infection after a family vacation in Florida.

According to local news outlets, 13-year-old Tenor Wall and his family recently stayed at a camp ground in North Florida, which has a water park and lake where the boy went swimming. News4jax. News4Jax reported that Tanner developed symptoms including nausea, vomiting, headaches, and stiff neck, several days after swimming in the lake.