Covid-sparked fungal infection assuming epidemic proportions

Credit: IndiaTimes- Published on May 8, 2021
Triggered by coronavirus, mucormycosis, which has a mortality rate of over 50% and can lead to blindness, is sweeping through parts of Maharashtra. Mumbai hospitals that are treating dozens of such cases from northern Maharashtra and Vidarbha said its spread is assuming epidemic proportions, so much so that regions have started...

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COVID-19

Disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2
Just days after a preliminary probe by the Uttarakhand health department suggested that many of the four lakh Covid test results issued during the Kumbh festival..
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The uncertain path to authorisation in the US for Novavax despite passing the efficacy test with an impressive score of 90.4% might see India emerge as a major..
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Maharashtra

State in Western India
Maharashtra's cumulative count of black fungus or mucormycosis cases reached 7,395 on Sunday, as per the state health department. Of these, 644 people infected..
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The politics over oxygen supply might have raged fiercely but at an operational level, states rallied for one another as the country faced its biggest crisis of..
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The NCP on Sunday said that all three Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) partners are united in running the coalition government in Maharashtra, but no decision has been..
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Mumbai

Megacity in Maharashtra, India
Shiv Sena MLA from Chandivali, Dilip Lande said he did this because the contractor "did not do his job properly".
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Till early Saturday morning, heavy rainfalls continued for the past 24 hours but it didn't affect the normal schedule of local trains and city buses.
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Heavy rains in Mumbai forced traffic police to shut 4 subways and asked motorists to abandon their vehicles on road.
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