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The Growing Threat of Coccidioides

The Growing Threat of Coccidioides

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.

The Growing Threat of Candida Auris

The Growing Threat of Candida Auris

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.