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- Fungal diseases can cause serious infections, especially in people with weak immune systems, so it’s important to recognize these diseases early and reduce delays in treatment.
- Fungal diseases cost more than $7 billionexternal icon in 2017 and resulted in more than 75,000 hospitalizations and nearly 9 million outpatient visits.
- Healthcare providers and public health professionals can use and share CDC educational materials—fact sheets, posters, and social media messages—to increase awareness about fungal diseases.
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