Silent killer fungal infection spreading ‘rapidly’ through US

A deadly fungal infection called Candida auris, with a death rate of 60 percent, is spreading rapidly across the US. It comes as Washington confirmed its first cases last month. Doctors have warned that this rare fungal infection is resistant to drugs, has a high fatality rate and spreads easily in medical facilities. The Centers … Read more

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The pathogen typically infects individuals with weakened immune systems. A deadly fungal infection called Candida auris is spreading rapidly in the United States, with four people in Washington state testing positive this month. Despite being rare, doctors caution that infection can still be potentially hazardous due to its high fatality rate, drug resistance, and its … Read more