Infections caused 13% of cancers in 2018

2.2 million new cases worldwide Date: January 6, 2020 Source: Infectious Disease News Author: de Martel C, et al. Lancet Glob Health. 2019 Excerpt: "In 2018, infections were the cause of 13% of [...]

The evolution of antibiotic resistance

Understanding how ABR evolves and spreads is key to improving antibiotic treatment strategies. Date: Sep 13, 2109 Source: Science Author: R. Craig MacLean, Alvaro San Millan Excerpt: "Two main approaches have been used to [...]

Skin shedding may contribute to spread of C. auris

Pathogenic yeast's mechanisms of transmission may be via skin. Date: June 23, 2019 Source: Healio Infectious Disease News Excerpt: "Patients colonized with Candida auris carry a high burden of the emerging and often multidrug-resistant [...]