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The rise of Candida Auris

Posted at 9:33 AM, Jul 31, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-01 14:26:40-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — A highly contagious fungal infection, known as Candida Auris, is starting to spread. It has been detected on six continents since it's discovery a decade ago. In the United States, there have been 715 confirmed or suspected cases. CBS News Reporter Meg Oliver was in Omaha to see how health care teams are stepping up to defend against the spread of Candida Auris infection.

Our 3 News Now Investigative Team also talked to UNMC about Candida Auris back in May.