600 Cases of Superbug Send Chills Through US Medical Community

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(Worthy News) - A superbug spreading in the United States is sending chills through the medical community. It's a fungal infection that can't be killed by our best medicines.

We found out the hard way how overusing antibiotics can lead to drug-resistant bacterial infections. Now, scientists are questioning whether we’re seeing the same result from the growth of antifungals, like the kind used to treat fruits and vegetables.

The latest culprit of concern is called Candida Auris, a fungus or yeast deemed by the CDC an "urgent threat" because antifungal drugs that fight yeast infections have no effect on it. [ Source: CBN News (Read More...) ]

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