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Summer swimmers should take precautions against amoebas

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It's summer, and kids love to cool off in the water, but beware of the hidden dangers of microscopic amoebas lurking in fresh water and poorly chlorinated pools. To learn more, watch the video below from the Florida Department of Health.

Still have questions? Click here for more information from the Centers for Disease Control on how you can protect yourself against Naegleria fowlerii, a microscopic organism that can cause illness.