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Is it possible to stick to your diet and fitness program -- or at least avoid gaining weight -- while you travel? Experts say the answer is yes, but your chances for maintaining good health while you travel will improve with a little advance planning.

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    • Have C. auris infections occurred in the United States?
    • What should someone do if they suspect they have a C. auris infection?
    • What is the treatment for C. auris infections?
    • Can a person die from infection with C. auris?
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    • How can the spread of C. auris be prevented?
    • What is CDC doing to address C. auris?
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