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Candida auris: The new superbug on the block

The drug-resistant fungus, Candida auris, was only discovered 10 years ago, but is now one of the world’s most feared hospital microbes. There have been outbreaks across the world, and new research shows higher temperatures may have led to an increase in infections. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has called for… Read More »

Sugar-rich diet feeds the rise of new superbug

Stock Image: PA Sugar-rich diet feeds the rise of new superbug Independent.ie The West’s sugar-rich diet is supporting the emergence of a superbug which has evolved to thrive in hospitals, scientists have warned. https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/health/sugarrich-diet-feeds-the-rise-of-new-superbug-38398564.html https://www.independent.ie/incoming/article38398427.ece/6c871/AUTOCROP/h342/PL16158081Overeating%20doubl.jpg Email The West’s sugar-rich diet is supporting the emergence of a superbug which has evolved to thrive in hospitals, scientists… Read More »