How to bolster the antifungal pipeline

  title={How to bolster the antifungal pipeline},
  author={David William Denning and Michael J Bromley},
About 1.2 billion people worldwide are estimated to suffer from a fungal disease (1, 2). Most are infections of the skin or mucosa, which respond readily to therapy, but a substantial minority is invasive or chronic and difficult to diagnose and treat. An estimated 1.5 to 2 million people die of a fungal infection each year, surpassing those killed by either malaria or tuberculosis (3). Most of this mortality is caused by species belonging to four genera of fungi: Aspergillus, Candida… CONTINUE READING

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