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A drug-resistant fungus is spreading in U.S. healthcare facilities, CDC says

Posted on AllSides March 21st, 2023
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Candida auris is a drug-resistant yeast first identified by the Japanese in 2009, and it has been in the United States since 2016. In recent years there has been a steep increase in cases that concern the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Even though C. auris was named after the Latin word “ear” because it was first found in the ear canal of a patient, it affects more than that by entering the body through the bloodstream, or even the lungs, causing serious invasive infections. The yeast is difficult...

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