An Emerging Trend: Multi-Drug Resistant Fungus

Over on her blog, Maryn McKenna discusses the latest emerging microscopic threat: drug-resistant fungal infections. It mentions the organism Candida auris and states: “The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is so concerned that it recently sent an alert to U.S. hospitals, even though only one possible case of the resistant fungus has been identified in the United States so far.” 

 

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