Black Fungus making India’s COVID battle complicated, Zee explains its signs, symptoms and treatment

Credit: Zee News- Published on May 14, 2021
‘Black Fungus’ or ‘mucormycosis’ is a rare fungal infection. It is caused by a fungus named mucor, which is found on wet surfaces. Cases of mucormycosis are rapidly rising among COVID-19 survivors, causing blindness or serious illness and even death in some cases, health officials have warned.

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Published on May 12, 2021 -  01:47
Black Fungus: Over 2000 cases in Maharashtra, Mucormycosis deaths on the rise | Oneindia News
While Covid-19 cases and deaths continue to wreak havoc in the country, the new fear of mucormycosis or black fungus is causing more worries. Maharashtra has reported more deaths caused by the black fungus while the government has said there may be 2,000 cases of mucormycosis in the state. On Monday, Odisha also reported its first case of mucormycosis while Delhi, Gujarat and a few other states have already detected cases of the feared black fungus. #BlackFungus #Mucormycosis #Covid19

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