Black Fungus

High blood sugar raises black fungus risk: ICMR

The case-control study was published on August 8 in the scientific journal PLOS One.

published on : 20th August 2022

Government failed to check oxygen, remdesivir black-marketing; gave wrong Covid death figures: Opposition

Congress member Ranjeet Ranjan said several people succumbed to the Black Fungus infection caused due to the use of water in oxygen cylinders which was not fit for humans.

published on : 23rd July 2022

Obese more susceptible to black fungus infection, says study on mucormycosis

Those who underwent organ transplantation, or those suffering from hematological malignancies are also at great risk, the study says.

published on : 9th July 2022

Cow dung, stubble burning likely cause of black fungus during pandemic: Study

Cow excrement is rich in Mucorales, which are coprophilous (dung-loving) fungi, with a particular affinity for herbivore dung.

published on : 9th April 2022

Use of cow dung may be cause of black fungus: American Society of Microbiology research

The paper posited that excessive environmental exposure to Mucorales spores might be the unacknowledged factor in India's COVID-associated mucormycosis.

published on : 9th April 2022

Amid COVID-19, black fungus presents new menace for Maharashtra as 52 die so far due to fungal infection

Mucormycosis, also known as black fungus, became a much talked about subject after some recovering and recovered coronavirus patients were found infected with the disease.

published on : 14th May 2021