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Cluster of rare fungal infections identified after tornado

BMJ 2012; 345 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e8382 (Published 12 December 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e8382

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In May 2011, a severe tornado killed 160 people in Missouri, USA, and injured 1000 others. Local doctors began reporting cases of severe injuries complicated by unusual fungal infections, and more active surveillance quickly identified 13 injured people with necrotising soft tissue …

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