KARACHI: Wellness division authorities on Monday verified one more fatality from the deadly brain infection caused by Naegleria fowleri– a single-celled organism commonly described as “brain-eating amoeba”.
With this instance, the overall cases of Naegleria reported in the city given that May this year stands at 5.
Nineteen-year-old Rana Sharjeel was a college student and also citizen of Mujahid Swarm, Dalmia.
Resources said Sharjeel along with his good friends had checked out a farmhouse on June 27 in Malir and also had actually been swimming there. Within 2 days of his see, he established state-of-the-art high temperature together with vomiting and body aches for which he sought advice from a family doctor in the area.
The person, sources stated, established serious headache and irritation a few days later on as well as dropped unconscious after which his household took him to a neighboring healthcare facility from where he was described the PNS Shifa Healthcare Facility.