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CDC launches 2019 Fungal Disease Awareness Week

09/23/2019

Anyone can get a fungal infection, even people who are otherwise healthy. People breathe in or come in contact with fungal spores every day without getting sick.
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GAFFI.org

09/23/2019

​​​​​​​Essential in vitro diagnostics for advanced HIV and serious fungal diseases: international experts’ consensus recommendations
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Skin, hair and Nail fungal infections

09/23/2019

Nearly a billion people have a Fungal Infection of the skin. Fungus is the 4th most common illness on earth, after headaches and dental caries 
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The Unexpected and Troubling Rise of Candida auris

09/23/2019

Candida auris is an emerging fungus that presents a serious global health threat.
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Fungal Eye Infections

09/23/2019

The most common way for someone to get a fungal eye infection is because of an eye injury, particularly if plant material such as a stick or a thorn caused the injury.
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Discover Your Regional Bioscience Community

07/01/2019

We are fortunate in Oregon to have Oregon Bioscience, supporting the regional bioscience community.
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WHO launches latest campaign against AMR

06/28/2019

The World Health Organization (WHO), recently launched the AWaRe online portal. Designed to raise the proportion of global antibiotics in the Access group to at least 60%, while reducing the use of those most at risk of resistance.
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Zoonotic Dermatophyte infections on the rise

04/05/2019

Dermatophytosis, an infection of the skin caused by pathogenic fungi is found worldwide, and is among the most prevalent zoonotic disease. All domestic animals are susceptible. The greatest economic and human health consequences are associated with domestic cats and cattle. India has experienced a significant rise in chronic dermatophyte infections — causing alarm and action.  
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Celebrating Health as a human right – equal for all.

04/03/2019

The growing social and economic empowerment of women around the world has given focus to women’s health issues, specifically to reproductive health and sexually transmitted infections.
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The burden of gonorrhea in developing nations

04/03/2019

The global burden of sexually-transmitted infections (STIs) to health and development is often overlooked as a public health priority. These infections, often silent and without symptoms, can result in serious or fatal health consequences.
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