Dakshina Kannada district reported 27 black fungus cases and 18 fatalities

Friday, June 25th, 2021
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Mangaluru : As many as 27 people with black fungus are reportedly being treated at different hospitals in Dakshina Kannada district. Out of the 27 patients, 21 are being treated in District Wenlock hospital and others in private hospitals. The active cases, eight are from DK and 19 from other districts. As many as 35 […]

Revenue Minister Requests Centre to allocate Liposomal Amphotericin B Injection for treating black fungus

Saturday, May 22nd, 2021

Bengaluru : Revenue Minister R Ashoka who is also the vice-chairman of Karnataka State Disaster Management Authority has written to Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers DV Sadananda Gowda to allocate the required number of vials of Liposomal Amphotericin B for treatment of black fungus (Mucormycosis). He said that currently Karnataka was the second highest […]

Special hospital wards will be set up to fight ‘black fungus’

Thursday, May 20th, 2021
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New Delhi’ : Special hospital wards will be set up in India’s capital New Delhi to fight ‘black fungus’, authorities said Thursday as the life-threatening infection surged among coronavirus patients. A rare disease in normal times, authorities say thousands have developed Mucormycosis or black fungus across India as it battles a Covid-19 wave that has […]

Mucormycosis – what is this Black Fungus Disease? Answers to some FAQs

Monday, May 17th, 2021

Written by: Dr. Shiva Murthy N. shivuindia@gmail.com / 8884328275) CoVID-19 pandemic is around us since one and half year and currently it’s second wave of is going on. People of this country are finding it very difficult to tolerate it’s intensity and unfortunately many patients could not overcome the severity of the disease. Deaths due […]