Articles about Black Fungus
17 Jun 2021
Doctor removes 'tumor' from patient's brain, turns out it's white-fungus
After weeks of fighting the coronavirus infection, Kala Bai, 50, finally tested negative last month.
16 Jun 2021
Indore reports possibly first case of Green Fungus in country
A 34-year-old COVID-19 survivor was diagnosed with green fungus infection in Madhya Pradesh's Indore and shifted to the Hinduja hospital in Mumbai by air ambulance on Monday for treatment, a senior doctor said on Tuesday.
12 Jun 2021
GST Council meeting: No tax for COVID-19, black fungus medicines
The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council on Saturday decided to waive taxes on select items essential in the fight against COVID-19 such as medicines and certain equipment.
27 May 2021
Can you catch 'Black fungus' from your refrigerator or onions?
Even as cases of "Black fungus" continue to surge across India, there is growing misinformation about the disease, particularly fueled by unverified social media posts.
26 May 2021
What's behind the shortage of Black fungus drug in India?
As cases of mucormycosis or the Black fungus infection continue to rise across India, the country has been faced with an acute shortage of liposomal Amphotericin B and other key drugs used in its treatment.
24 May 2021
After black, white fungus, yellow fungus case reported in Ghaziabad
After reports of black fungus and white fungus, a case of yellow fungus has been reported in Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad.
23 May 2021
'Black fungus' cases complicate India's COVID-19 crisis
Even as India faces a brutal COVID-19 crisis, the country has witnessed a rise in the number of cases of mucormycosis or "black fungus."
22 May 2021
8,800+ Black fungus cases in India. 60% from three states
Nearly 9,000 cases of mucormycosis or Black fungus - a rare but potentially fatal fungal infection - have been detected across India, according to the central government's data released today.
21 May 2021
Delhi hospitals have 197 black fungus cases, including non-residents
Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Friday said there were 197 cases of black fungus in hospitals across Delhi till Wednesday night, including non-residents who have come to the city for treatment.
20 May 2021
After black fungus, 4 'white fungus' cases emerge in Patna
In the past few days, four cases of a "white fungus" have been detected in Bihar's Patna, leading to fresh worries.
20 May 2021
Centre asks states to declare 'black fungus' an epidemic
The Centre has asked state governments to declare mucormycosis or "black fungus" an epidemic.
19 May 2021
Keep stocks ready for third wave, government tells pharmaceutical firms
The Indian government has told top pharmaceutical companies in the country to start preparing for a third wave of the coronavirus pandemic and stock up key drugs in a span of the next two-three months.
17 May 2021
Black fungus claims first life in Uttarakhand
A 36-year-old COVID-19 patient has died of mucormycosis or black fungus at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in Rishikesh, according to hospital officials, marking Uttarakhand's first fatality from the fungal infection.
17 May 2021
Black fungus in India: Which states have been affected?
Black fungus or mucormycosis - a rare but potentially fatal fungal infection - is rapidly taking hold in several states during India's devastating second wave of the coronavirus.
15 May 2021
Black fungus has been declared a notified disease in Haryana
Mucormycosis, also known as Black fungus, has been categorized as a notified disease in Haryana, implying that each case of the infection will now be reported to the government authorities.
14 May 2021
Black fungus has reportedly claimed 52 lives in Maharashtra
As many as 52 people have died due to Mucormycosis in Maharashtra since the COVID-19 outbreak last year, a senior health department official said on Friday.
12 May 2021
Mucormycosis scare: Government working to increase production of anti-fungal drug
The government is engaging with the drug manufacturers to ramp up the production of an anti-fungal drug used for the treatment of mucormycosis, the Chemicals and Fertilizers Ministry said.
12 May 2021
'Black fungus' infection: What is it, symptoms, and treatment
Even as a dreadful second wave of the coronavirus continues to batter India, a rare but potentially fatal fungal infection is taking hold in several states across India.