Multi drug-resistant fungus sets alarm bells ringing
Since a global alert on pathogenic fungus Candida auris in 2009, Indian scientists have been actively engaged in research on the strains of this fungi. A recent report of the study indicates that the strains found in Indian hospitals are multi-drug resistant.

The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research–Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology (CSIR-IGIB), New Delhi, and Department of Medical Mycology, Vallabhbhai Patel Chest Institute, Delhi University, conducted a full genome sequencing on six strains of Candida auris, and have published their findings in the latest issue of the UK journal Elsevier....