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Fungal infections are on the rise, with guest Ramiro Gutierrez, MD, on Upstate's The Informed Patient podcast

Weakened immune systems leave people vulnerable

The threat posed by fungi -- famously portrayed in the science-fiction TV series "The Last of Us" -- is real, and on the rise, if not quite as dramatic or deadly as portrayed by Hollywood. Ramiro Gutierrez, MD, explains who is most vulnerable to fungal infections and how they are treated. Gutierrez is an assistant professor of medicine and deputy chief of infectious disease at Upstate.