Scientists warn that the most popular type of banana could be on the brink of extinction due to a disease outbreak that’s ravaging the common food staple. “Nobody is even close to solving the problem,”...

The first clinical case of disease produced by the Penicillium fungus ( no species specified) in the country was detected after noting color changes in the dialysis effluent of a child patient, affected...

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 new study led by University of Wisconsin–Madison researchers Caitlin Pepperell and Bruce Klein have identified a specific genetic vulnerability among Hmong people that renders them more susceptible...

The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) recently reported their first case of Candida auris (C. auris) infection. In this video, I go over that case and look a general info about the fungus,...

Seattle Children’s Hospital shut down several operating rooms recently after routine air testing demonstrated the mold, Aspergillus was found in some of our operating rooms and equipment storage rooms...

The first cases of Candida auris (C. auris) have been identified in Southern California, according to the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (LAC DPH). According to health officials, the...

A new study shows that vaccination may reduce the impact of white-nose syndrome in bats, marking a milestone in the international fight against one of the most destructive wildlife diseases in modern...

More than 250 confirmed and probable Candida auris cases have been reported in the United States since July 31, 2017. As of June 30, 2018, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) put the...

Life-threatening fungal infections affect more than two million people worldwide. Effective antifungal medications are very limited. Until now, one of the major challenges is that the fungal cell wall...