KS Girl Dies From 'Brain-Eating Amoeba'

KS Girl Dies From 'Brain-Eating Amoeba'
(Spring Hill, KS) -- Health officials in Kansas say a young girl is dead after being infected by a "brain-eating amoeba." Nine-year-old Hally Yust is believed to have contracted the infection after swimming in lakes near her home. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment says this is only the second known case of a person being infected by this amoeba in the state.