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Covid may lead to emergence of ‘superfungus’ in Brazil, say scientists

Publicado em 15 junho 2021
Overcrowded hospitals, exhausted health care workers, and other factors are creating “ideal conditions” for the emergence of a “superfungus” with the ability to resist drug treatment, warn scientists. The first two cases of infection with the fungus Candida auris in Covid patients, described in the Journal of Fungi, was reported in a hospital in Salvador in the state of Bahia, Brazil. “Nine other C auris patients have since been diagnosed at the same hospital, [...]