A Superfungus Is Claiming Lives All Over The World – And Scientists Don’t Know How To Contain It

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In around the 2000s a fungus called Candida auris started to spread across the world. It’s nothing special to look at – just another member of the sprawling Candida family of yeasts. Most of these yeasts live harmlessly on the skin or moist surfaces of the human body. But some, if they enter the body, can lead to infections.

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