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Is cryptococcus neoformans a bad infection?
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Dr. Seth Zeidman
Neurosurgery
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In brief: Yes
The fungus had previously affected only people with weakened immune systems.
It is absorbed through the lungs and the symptoms of infection, which can appear two to several months after exposure, can include chest pain, shortness of breath, headache, fever and a cough lasting weeks.

In brief: Yes
The fungus had previously affected only people with weakened immune systems.
It is absorbed through the lungs and the symptoms of infection, which can appear two to several months after exposure, can include chest pain, shortness of breath, headache, fever and a cough lasting weeks.
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