In California and Arizona (USA), a little-known fungal disease, coccidioidomycosis, is increasingly affecting local communities and vulnerable populations. In this week’s Outbreak Thursday, we will take a closer look at this emerging infection and efforts to better understand this disease and its health impacts.
Over the past decade or so, there has been a concerning emergence of a drug-resistant fungus known as Candida auris that has had impacts in the US and abroad.
Outbreak Observatory takes a look back at outbreaks in 2017.
Mold growth resulting from water damage in the aftermath of hurricanes is well documented, but link to mold-related health conditions is much less certain.