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Outbreaks of a drug-resistant superbug fungus spread in two US cities, CDC reports

Outbreaks of a drug-resistant “superbug” fungus spread among patients in hospitals and long-term care facilities in Texas and Washington, D.C., the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Thursday. The fungus, Candida Auris, preys on people with weakened immune systems. The CDC said evidence suggests these cases involved person-to-person transmission, …

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