Meningitis | : Amoebic Meningitis

Amoebic meningitis is a very serious and very rare illness that nearly always ends in death. It is caused by an amoeba that can live in geothermal pools and stagnating pools of fresh water in temperatures of 30c. The amoeba can be picked up through the nose when a person puts their head under the water. The incubation period is normally 3-7 days.