Articles about Black Fungus

Doctor removes 'tumor' from patient's brain, turns out it's white-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.

Indore reports possibly first case of Green Fungus in country

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.

GST Council meeting: No tax for COVID-19, black fungus medicines

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.

Can you catch 'Black fungus' from your refrigerator or onions?

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.

What's behind the shortage of Black fungus drug in India?

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.

After black, white fungus, yellow fungus case reported in Ghaziabad

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.

'Black fungus' cases complicate India's COVID-19 crisis

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."

8,800+ Black fungus cases in India. 60% from three states

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.

Delhi hospitals have 197 black fungus cases, including non-residents

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.

After black fungus, 4 'white fungus' cases emerge in Patna

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.

Centre asks states to declare 'black fungus' an epidemic

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.

Keep stocks ready for third wave, government tells pharmaceutical firms

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.

Black fungus claims first life in Uttarakhand

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.

Black fungus in India: Which states have been affected?

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.

Black fungus has been declared a notified disease in Haryana

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.

Black fungus has reportedly claimed 52 lives in Maharashtra

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.

Mucormycosis scare: Government working to increase production of anti-fungal drug

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.

'Black fungus' infection: What is it, symptoms, and treatment

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.