Tuesday, 15 August 2017

Japanese fungus spreading through British hospitals

Japanese fungus spreading through British hospitals A dangerous Japanese fungus is spreading through British hospital wards, health officials warned.

More than 200 patients have been affected or found to carry the fungus, which is resistant to regular drugs.

Hospitals and nursing homes have been ordered to deep clean affected areas and isolate patients after it spread to at least 55 hospitals.

The fungus, Candida auris, has been resistant to all three main classes of anti-fungal drug treatment. The Daily Mail

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