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Second Neti-Pot Death From Amoeba Prompts Tap-Water Warning
Washing noses with neti pots or squeeze bottles has become increasingly popular as a home remedy for colds, allergies and sinus trouble. But it's not such a great remedy if it kills you.
Now that two people have died from infection with brain-eating amoebas after using neti pots, doctors are warning: do not put tap water up your nose.
Source: http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2011/12 ... er-warning
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