Drug-resistant Ringworm Cases in US: CDC

Source:  www.nbcnews.com

First drug-resistant ringworm case in US found in NYC - CDC reports highly contagious infection. Urgent monitoring and treatment measures needed.

First case: 47-year-old woman with severe ringworm from Bangladesh travel - alarming US emergence triggers heightened concern and vigilance.

The woman's infection caused by drug-resistant fungus Trichophyton indotineae - it's rapid spread in South Asia linked to medication overuse, says CDC.

Woman's case prompts investigation, reveals second infection in 28-year-old New Yorker - raising concerns among colleagues, Caplan reports.


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