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A Fearsome Fungus

March 6th, 2018
Who’s afraid of fungus? If you’re like me, you probably don’t think too much of fungi you can see, like mold on a piece of bread or a mushroom. But the tiny fungi living on your skin and inside your body can grow out of control and cause annoying, and sometimes serious, infections. Fungal infections are extremely common. A July 2017 article in The Lancet reports these infections affect more than one billion people world-wide each year. What’s frightening is…