A Mysterious Infection, Spanning the Globe in a Climate of Secrecy – The New York Times

A Mysterious Infection, Spanning the Globe in a Climate of Secrecy – The New York Times

Here is another example of the consequences of working against nature instead of with it in agriculture… In this case it is the overuse of fungicides, as opposed the more-often discussed topic of antibiotic abuse. Most of the agricultural discussion is toward the end of the article (published 4/6/19) after the heading “The role of pesticides?”.  Click the hyperlink after the word “Source” below to read this excellent NY Times article.  You may also want to watch this video: “Revenge of the Bacteria: Why We’re Losing the War.”

The rise of Candida auris embodies a serious and growing public health threat: drug-resistant germs.

Source: A Mysterious Infection, Spanning the Globe in a Climate of Secrecy – The New York Times