CDC Reports First US Cases of Rare and Deadly Fungal Disease

CDC Reports First US Cases of Rare and Deadly Fungal DiseaseA rare and deadly fungal disease has been reported in the U.S. for the first time, according to a report today from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. At least 13 cases of a fungal infection called Candida auris (C.auris) have now been reported in the country. The first seven of these cases reported were examined in a study published today in the CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

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