Treatment for deadly amphibian fungus

Alternative treatments for a fungal infection that has been decimating amphibian populations worldwide have been identified.

Although the new drugs cannot completely eradicate the infection, they may be preferable to the current treatment Itraconazole, which is expensive and toxic, resulting in high mortality rates in some species.

The infection, Chytridiomycosis, has lead to the extinction or endangerment of up to 90 frog species.

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