black fungus

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

Kochi woman beats black fungus, returns home in good health

Belonging to Tiruvalla, Sheela had settled down in Gandhidham, Gujarat, around 30 years ago and last September, she was diagnosed with black fungus.

published on : 7th March 2022

Local television journalist succumbs to black fungus in Karimnagar

On Saturday evening, he developed complications and his family shifted him to a private medical college where he breathed his last while undergoing treatment.

published on : 17th January 2022

After losing wife to black fungus, mourning ex-serviceman, 4 children end life

Neighbours grew suspicious when none from the family was seen out this morning and alerted the police who, in turn, informed relatives.

published on : 23rd October 2021

Govt hikes rates of procedures under Ayushman Bharat, black fungus management added under scheme

The revised Health Benefit Pakage will 'strenghten' the empanelled hospitals to 'provide better healthcare services to the beneficiaries' under Ayushman Bharat PM-JAY, Union Health Minister said.

published on : 5th October 2021

Kerala reports black fungus case again

After an interval, a case of mucormycosis or black fungus, as it is commonly known, has been reported in Kerala.

published on : 22nd September 2021

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

‘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
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