FUNGAL MENINGITIS STILL KILLING OVER 180,000 PEOPLE EACH YEAR DESPITE DRUGS AVAILABLE TO SAVE LIVES

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International HIV experts on fungal meningitis in AIDS report finding nearly 250,000 cases annually, 73% in sub-Saharan Africa. Fungal meningitis due to the Cryptococcus fungus typically affects those in the prime of life, 35 years old, and affects the tissues covering the brain and spinal cord. Of those affected an estimated 181,000 people die, despite… Read more »