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Obama to visit tornado scene

President Barack Obama will visit Moore, Oklahoma on Sunday. Spokesman Jay Carney said the president will visit "affected families, as well as thank first responders."

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Report: Victims at risk of deadly fungal infections

Doctors treating victims of the Oklahoma tornado should be on alert for a rare deadly fungal infection caused by wind-whipped debris, NBC News has reported.

Five people died from similar infections following the 2011 twister in Joplin, Missouri, it said.

According to the broadcaster, government experts in such infections have warned clinicians to "be aware that these infections can happen".

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