New and Deadly Drug-Resistant Yeast Emerges Globally

New and Deadly Drug-Resistant Yeast Emerges Globally.

Candida Auris is the newly discovered antibiotic-resistant fungus that has so far surfaced in 9 countries: on the Pacific Rim, in South Asia, in the Middle East, in the United Kingdom, and in South America. It has evolved into a multi-drug resistant fungus, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have alerted all U.S. hospitals on its status: the principal fear being its spread within the hospital environment often with very high mortality.

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http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2016/07/deadly-drug-resistant-yeast-infection-spreads-in-hospitals/