This combo of images provided by the Center for Disease Control shows the Naegleria fowleri amoeba in the cyst stage, left, trophozoite stage, center and the flagellated stage, right. The Louisiana ... more 
This combo of images provided by the Center for Disease Control shows the Naegleria fowleri amoeba in the cyst stage, left, trophozoite stage, center and the flagellated stage, right. The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals on Thursday tried to dispel common “myths and rumors” about the amoeba Naegleria fowleri _ starting with the notion that the parish water isn’t safe to drink. Meanwhile, the parish held a public meeting about its water Thursday night Sept. 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Center For Disease Control) less 
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Fri, Sep 20, 2013 1:12 AM EDT