Invasion of the Brain Eaters

by Julia Canick Meet 12-year-old Kali Hardig. Until recently, Kali was an average girl, and certainly no medical marvel. But that all changed in July 2013, when she became the third documented survivor in North America of Naegleria fowleri.1 Naegleria fowleri aren’t your typical invaders of the central nervous system. They can cross the blood-brainContinue reading “Invasion of the Brain Eaters”