black fungus

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

First black fungus death reported in Tiruppur

Former tahsildar of Uthukuli who was under treatment for black fungus infection in a private hospital in Tiruppur died on Tuesday.

published on : 22nd July 2021

India records more than 45,000 cases of 'black fungus' over two months

The infection was previously considered very rare but cases have ballooned during the pandemic, usually striking patients after recovery from COVID-19.

published on : 21st July 2021

High treatment cost in Bengaluru sends black fungus patients back home

The state has not come up with plans to cover the cost of black fungus patients in private hospitals, as it did with Covid patients, through the Suvarna Arogya Suraksha Trust.

published on : 17th July 2021

Black fungus cases rise to 208 in Prakasam district

The fungal infection has taken 16 lives so far even as the district administration is still struggling to reduce the high Covid infection rate.

published on : 16th July 2021

Doctors back plastic surgery for black fungus patients

The doctors said the hospital was currently scheduled to undertake 15 reconstructive plastic surgeries in the coming weeks for patients who had been affected from black fungus.

published on : 16th July 2021

Black fungus worries Odisha; 129 infected, 18 dead

Even as Covid-19 spread has begun to slow down in Odisha, cases of mucormycosis or black fungus are on the rise.

published on : 5th July 2021

As COVID-19 wanes, black fungus cases dip too in Karnataka

Also, there is enough stock of Amphotericin-B, the drug required to treat black fungus patients, unlike the shortage witnessed in the months of May and June.

published on : 5th July 2021

Maharashtra cop kills self with service weapon after losing eyesight to black fungus 

The head constable was admitted to a hospital for treatment, during which doctors had to remove one of his eyes, and soon when the infection started spreading fast, he lost the other eye as well.

published on : 3rd July 2021

85 per cent of black fungus cases in Covid patients: Data

The disease struck the highest number of people in 45–60-year age group, but even younger ones were not spared.

published on : 29th June 2021

15 Covid patients lose vision due to black fungus at KIMS

As many as 15 people have lost their eyesight due to mucormycosis (black fungus) at KIMS Hospital in Hubballi in the last two months.

published on : 29th June 2021
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