Candida auris may have been spurred by global warming

July 30, 2019

Candida auris may be the first new fungal disease emerging from climate change, according to an article on the Becker's Clinical Leadership and Infection Control website.

Researchers from Baltimore-based Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found that that C. auris did not spread like other viruses do, moving from location to location.

The fungus sprung up simultaneously on three continents

The research team found that while other fungi are unable to survive high temperatures and tend to be found only in lower temperatures, C. auris could withstand high temperatures.

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