Afghanistan Vets' Silent Killer: Fungus in Soil

It gets into their bodies in IED blasts

By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff

Posted Nov 15, 2012 3:23 PM CST

(Newser) – Doctors are struggling to deal with a fungal infection that's complicating the recovery of some of the most severely wounded US veterans. The fungus is thought to exist in the Afghan soil and to infect troops when they're wounded by IEDs, USA Today...   Read full story »


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