Infections Category

April 9, 2019

Culture of Secrecy Shields Hospitals With Outbreaks of Drug-Resistant Infections

The lack of transparency puts patients at risk, some say. Institutions say disclosure could scare some people away from seeking needed medical care.

April 8, 2019

Times Insider: Candida Auris: The Fungus Nobody Wants to Talk About

The medical community is usually eager to discuss public health issues. But the rise in drug-resistant microbes is cloaked in chronic secrecy.

March 29, 2019

Trilobites: How Mosquitoes Sniff Out Your Sweat

Scientists have isolated a receptor that helps the bloodthirsty insects find you.