Oklahoman Variety of Death By Nature

Oklahoma may not have Australia's variety of Death By Nature, but we do our best... or, worst...

An Oklahoma man has died after contracting a waterborne disease while swimming in a local lake... contracted Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis (PAM), a rare infection that derives from contact with Naegleria fowleri -- also referred to as the brain-eating amoeba... -Fox News

...then someone thought to check for what may have happened just one week earlier, a tick bite that went unnoticed. The one tiny bite, enough for Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever to ravage Jo's body, forcing doctors to amputate her arms and legs. ... Now a quad amputee, Jo's family is rallying around her, raising money to help her in her new life they say she's lucky to have.... -KOCO