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Fungal Disease Awareness Week #FDAW24

September 18 @ 8:00 am September 22 @ 5:00 pm

Each year, CDC and partners dedicate FDAW to activities and outreach that encourage everyone to “Think Fungus.” Fungal diseases are increasing worldwide, and signs suggest this trend will continue. Studies show that global temperature increases may allow environmental infectious fungi to grow in new areas that were previously too cold. Changes in the climate may also cause fungi to evolve, threatening the rise of new fungal infections. Some researchers believe climate change caused the emergence of the deadly fungus C. auris.

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