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Covid-19: Three children in Mumbai lose one eye to Black Fungus Disease

Mumbai/IBNS: The doctors in Mumbai had to remove an eye of each of three children infected with Mucormycosis or Black Fungus, according  to media reports.

Homeopathic treatment protocol can treat Black Fungus attack, says homeopath Dr Samit Ghosh

Kolkata/IBNS: In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, Mucormycosis or the Black Fungus has also reared its ugly head.

Delhi notifies Black Fungus Disease under Epidemic Act

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.

Additional 29,250 vials of Amphotericin-B allocated to states: Sadananda Gowda

New Delhi/UNI: Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers D V Sadananda Gowda announced that the additional 29,250 vials of Amphotericin-B drug each, used in the treatment of Mucormycosis, have been allocated to all the states and Union Territories (UTs) on Wednesday.

15-yr-old boy gets infected with Black Fungus in Gujarat

Ahmedabad/IBNS: A 15-year-old boy in Gujarat has been affected by Mucormycosis, commonly known as Black Fungus, media reported.

Mucormycosis spreading fast in Karnataka: State Health Min

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.

No data to suggest raw fruits cause mucormycosis : AIIMS chief busts myth

New Delhi/IBNS: Controlling the blood sugar levels of Covid-19 patients is key to preventing Black Fungus Disease or Mucormycosis and there is no data to suggest that a person can develop the infection by consuming raw fruits, AIIMS chief Dr Randeep Guleria said Friday while speaking about cause and misinformation surrounding the disease, according to media reports.

Himachal Pradesh detects first case of Black Fungus

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.

Assam reports first black fungus related death

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.

Centre asks states to declare Black Fungus Disease an epidemic

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".

Covid-19: Misuse of steroids responsible for growing mucormycosis cases, says AIIMS chief

New Delhi/IBNS: AIIMS director Dr. Randeep Guleria on Saturday said misuse of steroids is the main cause behind the cases of mucormycosis infection  commonly known as the 'Black Fungus' as he warned against the rise in the rare infection.

Madhya Pradesh govt worried after 50 patients diagnosed with Black Fungal Disease

Bhopal/IBNS: Covid patients being infected with mucormycosis or "black fungal disease" have been increasing and fifty more infected patients in Madhya Pradesh have been diagnosed with the rare infection caused by a group of moulds called "mucormycetes" and affect people with weak immune systems.

Maharashtra: Mucormycosis claim 2 lives in Thane

Thane/UNI: Mucormycosis, a black fungal disease that affects Covid-19 patients, has claimed two lives, Kalyan Dombivali Municipal Corporation (KDMC) Health department sources said on Wednesday.