Candida Auris

Also in the News for Tuesday, April 24

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NPR correspondent outlines struggle to pay for Medicare-recipient mom's rehab after 'observation status' ... New York lawmakers holding hearings on long idle physician-assisted suicide bill ... FDA approves first test to track new superbug, Candida auris

CDC monitoring new superbug with certain hot spots

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A fungal superbug only recently reported in the U.S. has gotten a foothold, according to data published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Patients in frail health, especially those in hospitals and long-term care facilities, are especially vulnerable.