Articles about Mucormycosis
18 Jan 2022India
The central government has asked doctors to avoid giving steroids to COVID-19 patients in its revised clinical guidelines for COVID-19 treatment.
16 Nov 2021India
A rare case of black fungus or mucormycosis has been detected in a 49-year-old patient in Delhi's Indraprastha Apollo hospital who had just recovered from dengue.
20 Sep 2021Delhi
A multidisciplinary team of three doctors gave a new of lease life to a 34-year-old man in Delhi by conducting surgery to remove his right kidney and a portion of his left lung which had been severely infected with black fungus post-COVID-19, hospital authorities said on Monday.
28 Jul 2021Delhi
Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Wednesday said the city government has extended its cashless surgery scheme of Delhi Arogya Kosh for the treatment of patients suffering from black fungus or mucormycosis.
12 Jul 2021India
More than 300 people, who had fully recovered from the coronavirus, lost their life to mucormycosis in Karnataka.
17 Jun 2021India
After weeks of fighting the coronavirus infection, Kala Bai, 50, finally tested negative last month.
08 Jun 2021India
Delta, the coronavirus variant that triggered India's devastating second wave of the pandemic, is definitely highly contagious, according to experts and multiple studies.
31 May 2021India
An 80-year-old man from Ahmedabad who had recovered from coronavirus allegedly killed himself out of fear of contracting the mucormycosis infection, police said on Monday.
27 May 2021India
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 2021India
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.
23 May 2021India
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 2021India
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.
20 May 2021India
In the past few days, four cases of a "white fungus" have been detected in Bihar's Patna, leading to fresh worries.
20 May 2021India
The Centre has asked state governments to declare mucormycosis or "black fungus" an epidemic.
14 May 2021India
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 2021India
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.