Japanese fungus spreading in UK hospitals – BBC News

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Image copyright Getty Images More than 200 patients in England have been infected or contaminated with a drug-resistant fungus first found in Japan, health officials have confirmed. Hospitals are on the lookout for further cases and are putting in place measures to help control any further spread of the fungus, Candida auris. Public Health England […]

London’s financial district is ‘hemorrhaging talent’ because of Brexit, warns UK job recruiter – CNBC

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Drug-resistant ‘Japanese fungus’ infecting hospitals across the UK – Sky News

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The potentially deadly superbug has spread to at least 55 hospitals and is particularly dangerous for anyone with a weakened immune system. Most worryingly, the fungus is resistant to the most commonly prescribed fungicidal drug, fluconazole, and the species has the ability to rapidly evolve to develop resistance. ‘Candida auris’ – which was first identified […]

WEATHER WARNING: Tropical storm to RAVAGE Britain as warmer weather sends rain and gales – Express.co.uk

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Forecaster Hannah Findley, The Weather Channel, said that confidence in forecasts for the upcoming week was low because of the possible impact of Tropical Storm Gert. Gert is forecast to develop into a hurricane on Tuesday or Wednesday, according to the National Hurricane Centre (NHC), based in Miami. The NHC tweeted: “Gert is now forecast […]