FOX 35 VIDEO: Florida Teenager Survives Brain Eating Amoeba, Fourth Person To Survive The Amoeba

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ABOVE VIDEO: A South Florida teenager, treated at Florida Hospital for Children in Orlando, is now the fourth person in the United States to have survived a brain-eating amoeba.

ORLANDO, FLORIDA (WOFL FOX 35) – A South Florida teenager, treated at Florida Hospital for Children in Orlando, is now the fourth person in the United States to have survived a brain-eating amoeba.

“Now, he’s currently walking, talking, you know it’s a miracle. It’s a miracle,” said Dr. Humberto Liriano.

The physician got emotional at times as he spoke about his 16-year-old patient.

“I’ve treated amoeba cases in the past. They’re all severely marginal, fatal. This is a story we need to tell about Sebastian,” Dr. Liriano said.

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