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A non-auris form of Candida from a liver sample is shown under a microscope.

A deadly fungal infection called candida auris is spreading across the globe, and no one knows how to stop it

Candida auris mostly affects people who are in the hospital or have severe illnesses. Drugs can't stop it from killing them.
A tick gave Jackson Oblisk Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF), a bacterial disease that is one of the most deadly tick-borne illnesses in the Americas.

A mother is warning others about life-threatening tick bites after her 2-year-old was hospitalized: ‘He wailed because it hurt so badly to be to...

Rocky Mountain spotted fever can be deadly, but if it's correctly diagnosed, it can be treated with antibiotics.

A deadly drug resistant ‘super fungus’ is spreading globally – here’s what we know so far

The first case of Candida auris was detected in Singapore in 2012 and involved a 52-year-old woman.

Scientists say toxic bacteria that could lead to wound infections and gastroenteritis were found on microplastics on Singapore’s coastline

All of these bacteria may be transferred up the food chain – to humans – if they are ingested by marine organisms.