Over 45,000 cases of mucormycosis reported in country

A large majority of mucormycosis patients (84.4%) had reported a history of COVID-19, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said in a written reply.

Jul 20, 2021, 15:32 PM IST

Delhi reports over 1,650 black fungus cases

The total requirement of the medication Amphotericin B till July 6 was about 1.5 lakh injections, according to the data.

Jul 13, 2021, 23:53 PM IST

Bone death report in Mumbai, doctors predict it as a threat after Black fungus

Hinduja Hospital, Mahim, treated the three young (under 40) patients who developed necrosis two months after they were treated for COVID.

Jul 05, 2021, 12:17 PM IST

30 black fungus infected victims lose vision in one eye in Tamil Nadu

30 of 264 patients with Mucormycosis have lost the vision in one eye, a top official of the hospital in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore said. 

Jul 04, 2021, 20:29 PM IST

First ever case of 'Optic Neuritis' after black fungus; Kanpur authorities on alert

Optic neuritis uncovers a new form of black fungus, this becomes the first case in the world.

Jun 22, 2021, 10:31 AM IST

Jharkhand on high alert as black fungus cases rise, 26 deaths reported

A total of 79 confirmed and 53 suspected cases have been reported to date in 18 of the 24 districts.

Jun 19, 2021, 20:05 PM IST

Eyes of three children aged 4, 6, 14 battling black fungus removed in Mumbai

The eyes had to be surgically removed to stop the infection from spreading to other parts of their bodies.

Jun 17, 2021, 19:10 PM IST

28,252 mucormycosis cases with 86% history of COVID from 28 states/UTs: Harsh Vardhan

India is also one of the world's fastest countries in terms of the number of doses administered so far. Out of 88.7 crore people who have been administered at least one dose globally, India accounts for 17.9 crore, which is 20.2 per cent of the global coverage.

Jun 07, 2021, 18:52 PM IST

Maharashtra government caps black fungus treatment rates at private hospitals

Identifying 28 types of surgeries for the disease, the government fixed the minimum charges at Rs 6,000 in tier-three cities. The rates could go up to Rs 1 lakh depending on the region and the complexity of the treatment.

Jun 04, 2021, 17:30 PM IST

Speed ​​of Coronavirus reduces in India, but threat of Black Fungus still exists

At least 59 people have died of Mucormycosis in Delhi hospitals so far after the second wave of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The number of deaths due to the invasive infection commonly known as black fungus is far higher than those that have been cured.

Jun 01, 2021, 13:14 PM IST

50 people succumbed to black fungus, 650 more receiving treatment: Haryana CM Khattar

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday said 50 people have died due to black fungus in the state so far, while 650 more are undergoing treatment for the infection in various hospitals.

May 30, 2021, 21:00 PM IST

Black fungus detected in two children in Karnataka, total 1250 cases in state

In a first, the mucormycosis infection, commonly known as black fungus, has been detected in two children from Karnataka.

May 30, 2021, 20:29 PM IST

Andhra Pradesh: Black fungus cases jumps to 808, state records 229 fresh new infections

Andhra Pradesh reported 229 fresh infections of  Black fungus in a day, taking the total caseload to 808.

May 28, 2021, 21:45 PM IST

12 patients discharged after recovering from black fungus in Noida

On Tuesday, 50 vials of injections were procured from Meerut for the treatment of the disease. However, the doses were not sufficient as the daily demand is for at least 150 vials.

May 27, 2021, 15:26 PM IST

Exclusive: Black Fungus vs White Fungus vs Yellow Fungus - Signs, symptoms and differences

While Yellow Fungus is most dangerous, White Fungus has symptoms similar to COVID-19 and people with diabetes who are on steroids have higher chances of getting infected with Black Fungus.

May 27, 2021, 12:15 PM IST

PIB Fact Check: Can alum, turmeric, rock salt and mustard oil cure black fungus mucormycosis?

The PIB Fact Check team has quashed the viral video, which claims curing the mucormycosis by basic home remedies using turmeric powder and alum. Calling the video as 'FAKE', the PIB Fact Check team warned the people against trusting such claims to cure any such serious health issue. 

May 25, 2021, 20:16 PM IST

NHRC seeks report from Delhi, Haryana, UP on steps taken to check spread of COVID-19 at protest sites of farmers

NHRC has issued notices to the Chief Secretaries of NCT of Delhi, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh to submit action taken reports regarding the steps taken to control the spread of Covid-19 infection at the protest sites of the farmers.

May 25, 2021, 17:07 PM IST

Maharashtra classifies black fungus as notified disease, check details

Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope on Tuesday (May 25) said that the state government has classified black fungus as a notified disease.

May 25, 2021, 15:39 PM IST

Mucormycosis: What AIIMS says about different colors of fungus?

Speaking on the growing fungus cases in the country, AIIMS Director Randeep Guleria says that people should not be confused with different colors of fungus.

May 25, 2021, 12:36 PM IST

Identify Mucormycosis by its name and not colour, says AIIMS Director Randeep Guleria after yellow, white and black fungus cases

The AIIMS Delhi director said that labelling the same fungus with names of different colours can create confusion.

May 25, 2021, 08:00 AM IST