Spread of Rare Fungus from Vancouver Island
Cryptococcus gattii, a rare fungus normally found in the tropics, has infected people and animals on Vancouver Island, Canada. Dr. David Warnock, Director, Division of Foodborne, Bacterial, and Mycotic Diseases, CDC, discusses public health concerns about further spread of this organism. Created: 12/20/2006 by Emerging Infectious Diseases. Date Released: 12/29/2006. Series Name: Emerging Infectious Diseases.
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