On April 6, 2019, the New York Times published an important article by Matt Richtel and Andrew Jacobs called "A Mysterious Infection, Spanning the Globe in a Climate of Secrecy". This eye-opening piece explore the dangers of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and the rise of Candida Auris, a recently discovered invasive fungus that is heavily resistant to current anti-fugal drugs. These evolving "superbugs" are becoming increasingly impervious to modern medicines and are dangerous to those with impaired immune systems, proving deadly in hospital environments where they can thrive.
An informative AMR video by Melissa Golden of the New York Times can be seen above, while the article can be read on the New York Times website by clicking below.
A Mysterious Infection, Spanning the Globe in a Climate of Secrecy: The rise of Candida auris embodies a serious and growing public health threat: drug-resistant germs.