10-year-old girl fighting brain-eating amoeba at Fort Worth hospital

Lily Mae Avant, 10, who lives near Waco, is in a medically-induced coma at Cook Children's Medical Center in Fort Worth after contracting a brain-eating amoeba. Her family believes Lily contracted the amoeba while swimming in the Brazos River in her backyard.
Published: 6:26 PM CDT September 13, 2019