Kolkata/IBNS: In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, Mucormycosis or the Black Fungus has also reared its ugly head.
Srinagar: Black Fungus patients undergoing treatment at Government ENT Hospital, Koti inHyderabad (ANI Photo)Amid black fungus cases being reported in Jammu and Kashmir, the central governmenthas allocated 100 more vials of Amphotericin-B for treating mucormycosis to the UT.
Delhi/IBNS: Delhi government has made Black Fungus Disease notifiable under the Epidemic Act a day after the national capital reported 153 new cases of the infection.
Bangladesh has confirmed two cases of rare black fungus, also known as mucormycosis, a disease that has wreaked havoc in several Indian states, especially among the people who recovered from Covid. Both the patients--one aged 45 and another 60--had recently recovered from Covid-19.
New Delhi/IBNS: India recorded 2,40,842 new Covid cases and 3,741 deaths in the last 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry stated on Sunday morning.
Hubballi/UNI: Karnataka Health Minister Dr Sudhakar said here on Saturday that the Mucormycosis or the Black Fungus is spreading very fast in the state and that a total of 250 cases have been reported so far.
Kolkata/IBNS: Drugmaker MSN Laboratories Pvt. Ltd. (MSN) on Friday introduced Posaconazole under the brand name PosaOne, a triazole antifungal agent, for treating mucormycosis or Black Fungus in patients, especially those recovering from Covid19.
New Delhi: The Government of India said it is supporting states and UTs in procuring drugs and diagnostics for COVID19 management through a “Whole of Government” approach.
Jammu/UNI: The first case of Black Fungus was reported on Friday in Government Medical College and Hospital Jammu.
Shimla/UNI/IBNS: A case of Mucormycosis or Black Fungus has been detected in a COVID-19 positive patient in Himachal Pradesh, an official said on Thursday.
Guwahati/IBNS: Assam reported its first black fungus death after a 27-year-old COVID-19 recovered patient died of mucormycosis infection at a private hospital in Guwahati.
New Delhi/IBNS: The government on Thursday directed all states to declare mucormycosis or "black fungus" an epidemic in a letter by making it notifiable under "Epidemic Diseases Act".
Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Friday tweeted his advice to the people to detect and manage Black Fungus.
Bhubaneswar/UNI: A Covid-19 patient under treatment at the SUM Ultimate Medicare has been detected with Mucromycosis, popularly called black fungus.