Candida auris is a fungus which breeds most commonly in health-care settings. It's cause for concern because it's hard to detect, and is resistant to many anti-fungal drugs.
A deadly fungus called _Candida auris_, is among us and is now detected in more than 20 countries. It is resistant to many anti-fungal drugs. But a familiar fungus may reveal a solution.
Fungal diseases can be life-threatening for people living with HIV, cancer patients and those admitted to hospital.
The spread of a multidrug-resistant fungal infection is rapid and alarming.