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Illinois Department of Public Health Warns of Multidrug-Resistant Fungus Candida Auris Causing Healthcare-Associated Infections Worldwide

122 First described by Japanese scientists in 2009 after it was isolated from the external ear canal of an inpatient in a Japanese hospital, Candida auris has since made its appearance in more than a […]

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Here’s How the CDC Recommends Schools Clean and Disinfect to Help Slow the Spread of Flu; But Know What You Should Do, Too

274 FLU VIRUS CAN LIVE AND POTENTIALLY INFECT A PERSON FOR UP TO 48 HOURS AFTER BEING DEPOSITED ON A SURFACE Cleaning and disinfecting are part of a broad approach to preventing infectious diseases in […]

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Lake Villa, Illinois Death Confirmed To Have Elizabethkingia Infection, Wisconsin Outbreak Connection

38 The Illinois Department of Public Health announced Tuesday an Illinois resident died after contracting an infection from the bacterium Elizabethkingia anophelis The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is reporting that tests from an […]