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'Think Fungus'? Blastomycosis and coccidioidomycosis manifest with flu-like symptoms

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There are over 5.1 million species of fungi on Earth, from the mushrooms that we eat to the microscopic fungi that can infect us. Most live on soil, trees, air and water. Only a small subset of the 5.1 million – some 300 species - pose a health threat and are capable of causing serious life-threatening infections.The US CDC has designated the week of Sept. 23-27 as Fungal Disease Awareness Week. CDC handles between 3 and 5 fungal outbreaks per year. This number was between 1 and 2 in the 9...
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