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A Hen in the Foxhouse?

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Why Is This My First Recommendation to Watch Fox News? Because this guy is so handsome?
Some Much Needed Clarification

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Scooter the Tooter

Not the Way You Want to Die

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A Mysterious Infection, Spanning the Globe in a Climate of Secrecy NYTimes There is a fungus among us - maybe at a hospital near you - AND YOU WONT HEAR ABOUT IT!

Super investigative story on the front page of the NY Times!  Scary, enlightening, infuriating... everything good investigative reporting provides, this story should win a Pulitzer.

It's about a drug resistant fungus that blossoms in hospitals.  It is one bad  dude of a "germ," Candida auris.

"Nearly half of patients who contract C. auris die within 90 days." (Some reports say 60%.)

"With bacteria and fungi alike, hospitals and local governments are reluctant to disclose outbreaks for fear of being seen as infection hubs. Even the C.D.C., under its agreement with states, is not allowed to make public the location or name of hospitals involved in outbreaks."

“You wouldn’t tolerate this at a restaurant with a food poisoning outbreak.”

"The secrecy infuriates patient advocates, who say people ha…