17 Apr 2019

Drug-resistant superbug a danger for hospitals - experts

From Morning Report, 8:25 am on 17 April 2019

Medical experts are warning a drug resistant superbug that kills one-third of all infected patients will inevitably spread to New Zealand. It's a tough new strain of fungus called Candida auris, and it's resistant to most of the drugs that are available to treat it. Michael Baker is a Professor of Public Health at Otago University.