MORE THAN 4,300 DIE OF DEADLY BLACK FUNGUS CALLED MUCORMYCOSIS IN INDIA
Written by miebaka ikiriko on July 22, 2021
More than four thousand three hundred people have died of the deadly black fungus in India in a growing epidemic that mainly affects COVID-19 patients.
India has reported forty five thousand three hundred and seventy four cases of this rare and dangerous infection, called mucormycosis.
The Health , Mansukh Mandaviya said it affects the nose, eyes and sometimes the brain, and usually strikes twelve-eighteen-days after recovery from Covid.
Nearly half of those infected are still receiving treatment.
Doctors say the fungus has a link with the steroids used to treat Covid and diabetes are at particular risk.