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Salem Health Hospital Candida Auris Outbreak Limited To Three Patients

(Salem, OR) -- It appears an outbreak of a dangerous fungal infection at Salem Health Hospital has been limited to three patients. Candida auris is difficult to treat, and is resistant to some medications. Officials say no new patients have been found and there have been no new detections of the infection in the hospital. Salem Health continues to take several steps to reduce risk of transmission and they're notifying secondary facilities that receive patients about the need to watch for the fungus.

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