Tag: Mucormycosis

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.

Black Fungus
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.

Black Fungus Infection: Keep A Watch On Your Bread, Know The Protection Tips
Black Fungus Infection: Keep A Watch On Your Bread, Know The Protection Tips

The mortality rate is 54 per cent in black fungus infection. In India, the current fatality rate is 3 per cent. Cases in Odisha grew by 66 per cent between March 25-30. Keep a watch on breads and other soft vegetables or fruits like Apples

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.

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.

Mucormycosis Cases
India Reports 11,717 Mucormycosis Cases, 29K More Amphotericin Vials Allocated

The Centre has allocated to states and Union Territories (UTs) 29,250 additional vials of Amphotericin-B, a key drug to treat raging mucormycosis cases in India for the 11,717 patients currently being treated at different hospitals across the country

Identify Fungus By Name, Not Colour: AIIMS Chief On Mucormycosis
Identify Fungus By Name, Not Colour: AIIMS Chief On Mucormycosis

"Black fungus is another family; this term got associated with mucormycosis due to the presence of black dots among the culture of white fungal colonies."