Fungal infections are far more wide spread that we all think. The biggest challenge here is the proper diagnosis, treatment and prevention of these infections. I had the distinct pleasure of interviewing Dr. Andrej Spec, an infectious disease specialist at the Washington University School of Medicine. Here he talks about what he does, the kinds of infections he encounters and what the biggest challenges are for the field.
Read also a piece I wrote in 2016 about general fungal infections and how they impact plants, wild life and human beings.