A deadly drug resistant fungus threatens the world

An elderly patient who was hospitalized last May at Mount Sinai Hospital in Brooklyn underwent abdominal surgery. A blood test revealed that he was infected with a fungus called Candida Auris, which has recently been found to be particularly lethal. He died 90 days later, while traces of the fungus were found in every corner of his room.

Source: A deadly drug resistant fungus threatens the world

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