• This undated photo released by Florida Hospital Orlando, shows Sebastian DeLeon on a fishing outing. Deleon has survived a brain-eating amoeba that kills most people who contract it, after he was treated at Florida Hospital in Orlando, Fla. Officials say the infection has a fatality rate of 97 percent, and it's often contracted through the nose when swimming in freshwater. (DeLeon Family/Florida Hospital Orlando via AP)

    Teen survives rare amoeba infection that kills most people

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A South Florida boy has survived a rare brain-eating amoeba that kills most people, aided in part because a hard-to-get drug to fight the infection is made by a company based in Orlando where he was hospitalized, doctors said Tuesday.