Candida auris causes invasive infections and can be transmitted in health care settings, a news release from Collin County Health Care Services said. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

An emerging, drug-resistant yeast infection new to the U.S. has reportedly killed four in Collin County, but county officials said the general public is not at risk.

Candida auris causes invasive infections and can be transmitted in health care settings, a news release from Collin County Health Care Services said. Infections from candida auris are said to be difficult to treat.

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