Post-tornado peril: Victims could face deadly fungal infections

(CDC) The Mucor fungus was responsible for infections that sickened 13 patients, including five who died, after a 2011 tornado in Joplin, Mo. Health officials are urging Oklahoma doctors to be on the alert for similar infections after Monday’s twister. By JoNel Aleccia,  Senior Writer, NBC News http://vitals.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/05/22/18403093-post-tornado-peril-victims-could-face-deadly-fungal-infections?lite Doctors treating victims hurt badly in Monday’s […]