8 die of Covid-triggered black fungus in Maharashtra: How deadly is the infection?

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Deadly ‘Black Fungus’ Infection Found in COVID-19 Patients in India
India’s second wave of COVID-19 has seen the development of a rare and potentially fatal fungal infection called mucormycosis, also known as "black fungus," which can lead to blindness. Veuer’s Maria Mercedes Galuppo has the story.

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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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At least eight Covid-19 patients have lost vision in one eye due to mucormycosis, a rare and deadly fungal infection which has a mortality rate of over 50%.The...
on May 8, 2021 • IndiaTimes

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