Global & Disaster Medicine

A 34-year old man was infected with Naegleria fowleri is struggling for life at a private hospital in Karachi, Pakistan.


“……Health department officials said Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui, a resident of the Liaquatabad area, started having a headache and a low-grade fever a couple of days back and, despite taking medicine, his condition deteriorated. He was taken to the emergency of Aga Khan Hospital on Thursday where he was put on life support after his condition worsened and lab tests confirmed he was infected with Naegleria fowleri……”

Naegleria fowleri banner - trophs under a microscope with contrast

naegleria life cycle and life stages

Comments are closed.


Recent Posts