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Black Fungus: India reports over 45K cases and 4,332 fatalities so far

Black fungus or Mucormycosis is caused by exposure to fungal spores prevalent in the environment.

DGHC issues guidelines for Mucormycosis management in children below 18 years

DGHC, the Directorate General of Health Services, comes under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

IIT Hyderabad develops low-cost oral solution for black fungus treatment

Black fungus patients have been found in most of the states of the country so far.

Delhi government notifies Mucormycosis as an epidemic

With the addition of 153 new cases, the total number has increased to 773 in Delhi.

Sonia Gandhi requests PM Modi to take action over scarcity of Mucormycosis treatment drug

Sonia requested PM Modi to take action against the shortage of Liposomal Amphotericin-B drug.

Health Ministry asks states to declare Mucormycosis an epidemic

Haryana, Rajasthan and Telangana have already declared black fungus an epidemic.

Rajasthan government declares Black Fungus infection an epidemic

In Rajasthan, about 100 patients are found infected with black fungus.

AIIMS chief: Steroid misuse major cause of post-COVID mucormycosis

The black fungus disease can affect the face, nose, eyes or brain of the patient, which can also lead to vision loss.

Maharashtra government announces free treatment for Mucormycosis patients

Symptoms of mucormycosis have been observed in COVID-19 patients who also have uncontrolled diabetes.

ICMR issues advisory on mucormycosis in COVID-19 patients

ICMR stated that if this fungal disease is not treated on time, it can prove fatal for the patient.

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