Check out CDC’s fact sheets, graphics, podcasts, and commentaries to learn more about fungal diseases and share our resources.
Fact sheets and posters
- CDC and Fungal Diseases: Why Are Fungal Diseases a Public Health Problem? [PDF – 1 page]
- Candida auris: A Drug-resistant Germ That Spreads in Healthcare Facilities [PDF – 1 page]
- Valley Fever and the Expanding Geographic Range of Coccidioides
- Facts About Valley Fever [PDF – 1 page]
- Cryptococcal meningitis: A Deadly Fungal Disease Among People Living With HIV/AIDS [PDF – 1 page]
- Ringworm Poster: Protect Yourself From Itchy Rashes [PDF – 1 page]
Social media graphics
Antibiotic Resistance and Fungus (2017)
Dr. David Denning, President of the Global Action Fund for Fungal Infections and an infectious diseases clinician, discusses antimicrobial resistance and fungus.
Breathing Valley Fever (2014)
Dr. Duc Vugia, chief of the Infectious Diseases Branch in the California Department of Public Health, discusses Valley fever.
Think Fungus (2013)
Dr. Mary Brandt, formerly chief of the Mycotic Diseases Branch, discusses the impact of fungal infections.
Death from Fungus in the Soil (2012)
Dr. Shira Shafir, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, discusses her study about fungus found in soil.
This podcast gives a general overview of meningitis, including what it is, the five types, and the causes.
Coccidioidomycosis in Arizona 2007-2008 (2010)
This podcast looks at the impact of coccidioidomycosis, or Valley fever, in Arizona in 2007 and early 2008.
- Fungal Infections – 10 Questions to Protect Your Health
- Valley Fever Awareness [English [Español]
- For more information about indoor mold, including cleanup and remediation recommendations, please visit CDC’s mold website.
- Some fungal diseases are associated with healthcare settings like hospitals and nursing homes. For more information, please see CDC’s Healthcare-associated Infections website.
- Fungal diseases are a particular problem in people living with HIV/AIDS. For more information, see CDC’s HIV/AIDS website.
- Fungal diseases like ringworm can spread between animals and humans. CDC’s Healthy Pets Healthy People website has more information about pets and germs that can make people sick.
- Page last reviewed: October 30, 2017
- Page last updated: October 30, 2017
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