Epidemiological Alert: Candida auris outbreaks in health care services in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic - 6 February 2021

In view of the increase of healthcare-associated Candida auris outbreaks in the Region of the Americas and in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) recommends that Member States build capacity for early detection and effective reporting, with the goal of implementing public health measures to prevent and control its spread in health services.