By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Chief Ramona Sutherland of the Constance Lake First Nation near Timmins, Ontario announced Sunday an outbreak of the fungal infection, blastomycosis. Sutherland said four people...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The first death due to the “black fungus”, mucormycosis, has been reported in Argentina, according to a El Litoral report. The case was a 35-year-old...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Mexico health authorities are reporting the first cases of the multi-drug resistant fungus, Candida auris, according a Saludiario report. The Ministry of Health (SSa) issued...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Officials at the Sir Ganga Ram hospital in Delhi, India are reporting at least 13 cases of COVID-19-triggered mucormycosis, a serious but rare fungal infection, according to...

In the June 11 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine, a team of UCLA physicians and scientists describes the first case of immune modulation being used to cure a severe and often fatal fungal...

Cidara Therapeutics, Inc., a biotechnology company developing long-acting therapeutics to transform the standard of care for patients facing serious fungal or viral infections, and Mundipharma announced...

A pathologist with New Hampshire Diagnostic Veterinary Lab at UNH recently diagnosed the fungal disease Valley fever in a rescue dog from Arizona. It is the first time the lab has diagnosed the ailment...

Arizona reports the most Valley fever, or coccidioidomycosis cases in the US, accounting for between half and two-thirds of all cases annually. This week, Arizona Governor Doug Ducey signed a proclamation...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Blastomycosis is a fungal infection usually acquired by breathing in the spores of the fungi, Blastomyces dermatitidis or Blastomyces gilchristii. In Minnesota...

Around 138 million women are affected by a distressing but treatable fungal infection world-wide, according to a research review by University of Manchester scientists. And the incidence of recurrent...