“It is unjust that people don’t care about this disease.” Writer Amy Maxmen’s words keep surfacing in my thoughts. She said this after her trip to Sudan to report on mycetoma, a flesh-eating, bone-destroying disease that spreads misery across 23 countries from Mexico to…
April 28, 2017
With fungal infections on the rise, researchers wonder if climate change is to blame. Science journalist Lindsey Konkel explores the links between human activity, environmental changes and fungal diseases.
Fungal and Lethal
August 29, 2016
Fungal infections, which already kill 1 million people each year, are developing resistance to frontline medicines.