Blindness due to fungal infections rising in second COVID wave

Published: 09th May 2021 08:19 PM  |   Last Updated: 09th May 2021 08:24 PM  

The pandemic has thrown up yet another challenge for the healthcare sector, with isolated cases of an unusual fungal infection being reported from some among those being treated for COVID-19. Mucormycosis, a rare fungal infection affecting immuno-compromised people, has been reported from amongst those battling, and those recently recovered from COVID-19, in many parts of the country


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