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Microscope visualization of Candida albicans in an esophageal sample from a rhesus monkey with thrush
Fungal Pathogens Flourish in the Pandemic’s Shadow
The World Health Organization’s first ever fungal priority pathogens list highlights the growing threat of fungal diseases and antifungal resistance.
Fungal Pathogens Flourish in the Pandemic’s Shadow
Fungal Pathogens Flourish in the Pandemic’s Shadow

The World Health Organization’s first ever fungal priority pathogens list highlights the growing threat of fungal diseases and antifungal resistance.

The World Health Organization’s first ever fungal priority pathogens list highlights the growing threat of fungal diseases and antifungal resistance.

Candida
a white menstrual pad with pink and yellow spotting
Threads Embedded in Pads and Tampons Can Diagnose Yeast Infection
Emma Yasinski | Jun 15, 2021 | 3 min read
The material turns bright pink when it comes in contact with an enzyme produced by the fungus Candida albicans.
christina cuomo candida auris
Q&A: What to Know About the Drug-Resistant Fungus, Candida auris
Emma Yasinski | Apr 18, 2019 | 3 min read
Fungal researcher Christina Cuomo discusses the spread of infections plaguing hospitals across the world.
Two Fungal Species—One Pathogenic, One Benign—Are Actually the Same
Sukanya Charuchandra | Jul 19, 2018 | 3 min read
Under one name the species is used in food fermentation, and under the other it is a drug-resistant cause of yeast infections.
Intensive Loss of Gut Bacteria Diversity
Molly Sharlach | Sep 23, 2014 | 3 min read
Lengthy stints in intensive care units pare down patients’ gut microflora, a study shows.
Approaching Universality
Rino Rappuoli | Jun 5, 2011 | 4 min read
Pitfalls and triumphs on the way to complete vaccine protection.
The Last Vaccine Frontier
Brad Spellberg | Jun 1, 2011 | 10+ min read
Successful vaccines have been created to protect against pathogenic bacteria and viruses. Why aren’t there any for combating fungal infections?
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