Cases Of An Often Drug-Resistant Fungal Infection Were Found In The US
Thirteen cases have been identified in U.S. since spring 2013.By Ethan Weston | November 5, 2016
An often drug-resistant fungal infection has made it to the United States, and it can be deadly.
The fungus — a yeast called Candida auris — is believed to have infected 13 people so far in the U.S. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, this is the first time the fungus has been seen in the states.