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Brain-Eating Amoeba Rattles Nerves In La. Parish

While officials try to pin down the source of a deadly amoeba found in the water supply of a suburban New Orleans community, bottled water sales in St. Bernard Parish have skyrocketed and some people worry about washing their faces in the shower.


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Mosquitoes In Harris County Test Positive For West Nile Virus

Mosquitoes carrying the West Nile Virus have been found in Harris County; as result of findings, officials plan on spraying.