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Superbugs are making headlines, but what does that mean for you? 

Are Fungus and Bacterial Infections on the Verge of Becoming an Epidemic? CNN reported on a fungus that is making global headlines, again. Candida auris. This strain of fungus poses a threat for hospital patients with a weakened immune system, as do most superbugs that are becoming increasingly resistant to antibiotic treatment. Candida Auris was first

By |2019-04-12T12:01:05+00:00April 12th, 2019|Categories: Infectious Disease|Tags: , |1 Comment

CDC Update – Deadly Fungal Infection Cases on the Rise

  The number of cases of the hospital-acquired fungal infection caused by Candida Auris is growing, according to health officials. The majority of the cases seem to be centered in New York. On March 10, Digital Journal reported 35 people had been diagnosed with an infection caused by Candida auris, a species of fungus that

By |2017-10-30T21:55:18+00:00March 23rd, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments