NewsDesk @bactiman63 Tinea capitis (ringworm) is a rare infection that is caused by fungi and affects the scalp of the head. The Argentine Association of Microbiology issued an alert to warn that there...

NewsDesk @bactiman63  Fungal diseases in the human population are on the rise, so it is important for health authorities to understand where these pathogens come from. A new study has searched for fungi...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Officials in Honduras have reported 42 mucormycosis cases since June 2021, of which 22 people died, according to a Swiss Info report. 70% of all cases are associated with the coronavirus...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Gardening seems like it is a pretty safe pastime; however, there are numerous hazards that can be encountered in the garden. You could come across a snake, hurt your back, get sunburn...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 A team led by UCLA researchers will receive a multi-million dollar grant to study why some people suffer from a devastating fungal infection called Valley Fever, while others suffer...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Oregon state health officials reported the state’s first cases of Candida auris, a serious fungal infection that is often resistant to multiple antifungal medicines. The...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Cryptococcus gattii is a fungus that lives in the environment in primarily tropical and sub-tropical areas of the world but also in some temperate regions such as British Columbia...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Last week, a bipartisan bill was introduced–the Finding Orphan-disease Remedies with Antifungal Research and Development Act (FORWARD Act) of 2021. The legislation, introduced...

A new research study reveals that Valley Fever, a fungal disease most commonly found in Arizona and California, may be more common in Utah than previously thought. The study showed that cases of Valley...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews A series of autopsies performed in an infectious disease hospital in the Brazilian Amazon reveals that infections by the Histoplasma fungus are a major cause of death...