fungus

Spotted lanternfly
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Mark Abrams
May 13, 2019 - 12:32 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Penn State researchers who are trying to stop the spread of the invasive spotted lanternfly have recently discovered a natural predator that could be an effective and massive tool to kill the bug. Specialist Heather Leach, based in the Department of Entomology at the...
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According to the CDC, C. auris can travel through health care facilities by lingering on surfaces and medical equipment, or it can spread directly from one person to another.
CDC via CNN
April 09, 2019 - 8:28 pm
By Michael Nedelman, CNN (CNN) -- It began in 2009, when doctors in Tokyo swabbed the ear of a 70-year-old woman and found an unknown strain of fungus that can infect humans and, in severe cases, cause a blood infection in high-risk patients. It's called Candida auris. Now, a decade after it was...
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