Health Promotion Materials
Message: Information about where Naegleria fowleri occurs, symptoms associated with infection, and how you can protect yourself.
Audience: Designed for the general public.
Fact Sheet: Facts About Naegleria fowleri and Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis [PDF – 2 Pages].
CDC expert Dr. Jennifer Cope discusses trends in recreational water exposure associated with primary amebic meningoencephalitis in the United States.
CDC expert Dr. Jennifer Cope discusses the brain-eating ameba Naegleria fowleri, advises clinicians on how to recognize and treat the infection, and provides prevention messages that you can share with your patients.