New Jersey based biotechnology company, SCYNEXIS, Inc. announced this week that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration(FDA) has granted both Qualified Infectious Disease Product (QIDP) and Fast Track...

Sato Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. obtained marketing and manufacturing approval for the oral antifungal agent NAILIN Capsules 100mg containing the active ingredient fosravuconazole L-lysine ethanolate (fosravuconazole)...

Valley fever cases in November saw a 50-percent spike over the previous month, leading experts at the University of Arizona Valley Fever Center for Excellence to predict a significant increase in cases...

For the first time since May, San Luis Obispo County (SLO) health officials have reported a death due to the fungal infection, Valley Fever, or coccidioidomycosis, making it the sixth of the year. According...

On Tuesday, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) announced an increase in the number of new Valley Fever cases reported from local health departments in California through October 31, 2017,...

In a follow-up on the Candida auris situation in the United States, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) put the case tally at 112 as of July 31. The combined cases of New York and New...

Ringworm. Is it a worm at all? No, in fact it is a fungus and a pretty common one at that. Dermatophyte, or tinea infections can affect the skin on almost any area of the body, such as the scalp, legs,...

The number of cats affected by sporotrichosis rose 400 percent in Rio de Janeiro in 2016, according to the Sanitary Surveillance.  In all, the city had 13,536 cases reported in cats and 580 in humans...

Some bat populations in North America appear to have developed resistance to the deadly fungal disease known as white-nose syndrome. Researchers from the University of New Hampshire analyzed infection...

April showers bring May flowers, and many of us will be working in the garden trying to beautify our yards. Gardening seems like it is a pretty safe pastime, however there are numerous hazards that can...