Black fungus

Doctors remove kidney, part of lung to save man from black fungus post-Covid

The patient, a resident of Ghaziabad, was brought to the hospital with post-Covid complications, which included breathing difficulties, blood in sputum and high-grade fever.

published on : 21st September 2021

Doctors remove kidney, part of lung to save man from post-Covid mucormycosis

The patient from neighbouring Ghaziabad was brought to the hospital with post-Covid illness, which included breathing difficulties, blood in sputum and high grade fever.

published on : 20th September 2021

‘Timely intervention saved patients with black fungus infection’

The most plausible explanation for the recent surge in mucormycosis cases is believed to be the irrational and prolonged use of steroids in Covid-19 patients.

published on : 17th September 2021

Black fungus patients, kin demand adequate medicines, stage protest in Kakinada

Kakinada Government General Hospital staff blamed increased footfall of patients for the black fungus medicine unavailability, as the district collector assured adequate supply of required medicines.

published on : 9th September 2021

ANDHRA: 200 black fungus cases in 8 days 

The health department data said Chittoor topped the chart with 782 total infections and 100 deaths. Guntur district is second with 740 total cases with 20 deaths. 

published on : 3rd September 2021

Black Fungus cases rise in Andhra Pradesh

According to the Health Department data, 2,687 surgeries have been performed on Black Fungus-infected persons in the state.

published on : 2nd September 2021

Karnataka govt to bear complete cost of black fungus treatment, assures CM Bommai

"A total of 3,836 cases of mucormycosis have been reported in the state. Of these, Bengaluru Urban has the highest number with 1,207 cases," said the Department of Health and Family Welfare

published on : 21st August 2021

Past month saw average of eight black fungus cases a day

Bengaluru Urban records 1,207 cases, followed by Dharwad at 342

published on : 19th August 2021

Fearing Covid infection, Black Fungus, Karnataka couple dies by suicide

The couple married in 2000 had left a death note and Rs 1 lakh cash for their funeral. They were childless and also suffering from depression since last year as they did not have children.

published on : 17th August 2021

Black fungus cases dip in TN

Experts say control of steroid use as advised by task force helped reduce infections

published on : 12th August 2021

Zygomatic implants for TN man who lost teeth to black fungus

According to a statement issued by the hospital, Senthil Murugan (37), a visually-challenged teacher from Salem, got Covid last year.

published on : 4th August 2021

Tamil Nadu has fourth-highest number of black fungus cases

According to the data, Maharashtra stands first with 9,654 cases as on July 28 this year, followed by Gujarat with 6,846 cases, Andhra Pradesh with 4,209 cases and Tamil Nadu with 4,075 cases. 

published on : 2nd August 2021

Delhi govt scheme to cover black fungus patients

Cashless treatment in private hospitals if government facilities don’t have time slot for surgery within seven days

published on : 29th July 2021

Delhi govt extends Arogya Kosh cashless surgery scheme to include mucormycosis patients

The Delhi government on March 27 had declared black fungus an epidemic, in view of its rising cases.

published on : 28th July 2021

Non-Covid care to resume in Telangana's Gandhi Hospital from August 3

Covid wards are now reportedly on the second and third floors, with the fourth floor dedicated to mucormycosis (black fungus) cases. The rest of the hospital will be used for non-Covid cases.

published on : 28th July 2021
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