Girl with parasitic meningitis expected to live!

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Registered: 01-20-2004
Girl with parasitic meningitis expected to live!
Fri, 08-09-2013 - 1:40pm

I am so happy for this girl and her family!

It's definitely a cautionary tale around here. I never knew this could happen, how about you?

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Registered: 09-30-2011
Fri, 08-09-2013 - 4:13pm

I've been following the "Prayers for Kali" Facebook page and was so excited when she started showing signs of improvement.! 

I just now realized that this is the same brain-eating amoeba responsible for the neti-pot deaths in my state a couple years ago, wow! Just hearing the words "brain-eating amoeba" ...::shudder::


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Registered: 01-24-2012
Fri, 08-09-2013 - 3:33pm

I had not heard this story, how scary! Especially to hear that they think she contracted it from a water park! How in the world do you protect against something like that?!?

SO glad that it looks like she is going to be okay!

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Registered: 01-16-2013
Fri, 08-09-2013 - 3:24pm

I have been watching this since it was first reported and I am so happy for this family. I am praying the girl doesn't have serious permanent damage.

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Registered: 04-18-2012
Fri, 08-09-2013 - 3:15pm

NO!  I had no idea it could happen.  How scary!

I'm so very glad she is going to make it. What a wonderful happy ending.