Tag: Black Fungus

Mucormycosis Treatment: Govt Allocates Additional Vials Of Amphotericin-B To States, UTs
Mucormycosis Treatment: Govt Allocates Additional Vials Of Amphotericin-B To States, UTs

Amphotericin-B is used to treat Mucormycosis, also known as black fungus, which damages the nose, eyes, sinuses, and sometimes even the brain.

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India Reports Over 28K Mucormycosis Cases Till Date: Govt

Mucormycosis is a serious but rare fungal infection caused by a group of molds called mucormycetes that has been developing in Covid-19 patients.

Black fungus - Mucormycosis causes and treatment
Shades Of Grey In Black Fungus

Mucor is a fungus that is present everywhere around us and can cause mucormycosis or black fungus. Black fungus only causes disease in people with extremely poor immunity.

Mucormycosis: Health Ministry Asks States, UTs To Declare Black Fungus An Epidemic
Black Fungus: Uncontrolled Diabetes, Improper Steroid Use Major Factors For Emergence Of Infection

There was a 2.1-fold rise in mucormycosis cases during 2020 in India compared to 2019 and the research suggests that this increase is attributable to the pandemic.

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Dedicated Black Fungus Ward Opened At SCB Hospital, Cuttack

A dedicated ward for treatment of Black Fungus (Mucormycosis) infection cases was opened at the Sri Ram Chandra Bhanja Medical College & Hospital (SCBMCH) in Cuttack on Friday.

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Rise In Black Fungus Cases Major Concern For Odisha Amid Shortage Of Amphotericin B Doses

A steady rise in the infection cases of Black Fungus also known as Mucormycosis has evolved as a major headache for the State government at a time when the daily spike in the Covid cases is still above 8 thousand. The situation is even more alarming due to the absence of sufficient stock of the most important treatment against the disease, i.e. the administration of liposomal Amphotericin-B injection.

More Than 23 Crore COVID19 Vaccine Doses Provided To States/UTs
More Than 23 Crore COVID19 Vaccine Doses Provided To States/UTs

The Centre has so far provided, both through the free of cost category and through the direct state procurement category, more than 23 crore vaccine doses (23,11,68,480) to States/UTs.

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Suspected Black Fungus Patient In Odisha Succumbs

A patient suspected to be infected with Black Fungus succumbed in Sambalpur district. The patient died at Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Science and Research (VIMSAR) in Sambalpur.

Odisha: MBBS Student Alleges Ragging By Seniors At VIMSAR, Probe Begins
Odisha: Patient Dies Of Suspected Black Fungus Infection At VIMSAR

A man suspected to have been infected with black fungus died while undergoing treatment at Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Science and Research (VIMSAR) at Burla in the district. 

No Shortage Of Medicine To Treat Black Fungus: Union Minister
No Shortage Of Medicine To Treat Black Fungus: Union Minister

29,250 vials of Amphotericin-Bwere allocated, based on the number of patients under treatment which is 11,717 across the country.