Most black fungus patients were in need of surgery, say doctors

Tamil Nadu: The Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital has handled a high number of patients with black fungus. According to the dean, E. Theraniranjan, 863 mucormycosis patients have been treated so far.... Read more »
Bone death

Bone death being reported as a post-Covid symptom

After rise in black fungus cases, doctors have come across a new challenge inflicting Covid survivors-bone death. As per reports, doctors based out of Mumbai hospitals have observed a few cases of... Read more »
Green Fungus

Doc diagnosed with Black and Green fungus

BENGALURU: A paediatric physiotherapist from Bengaluru, who suffered from Covid-19 in April, is possibly the first patient in Karnataka and India to develop both black fungus (mucormycosis) and green fungus (aspergillosis). The patient,... Read more »

Cadila Pharma launches Posaconazole to treat fungal diseases

Cadila Pharmaceuticals has launched a new triazole antifungal drug Posaconazole, which has been found to be effective against a wide range of invasive fungal diseases. The drug has also been recommended as... Read more »

Post-Covid complication: 15 die of blood clotting in 20 days at RIMS

In last 20 days, at least 15 people died at the state’s biggest tertiary hospital Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) due to thrombosis (clotting of blood in circulatory system), officials said... Read more »

Doctors remove eyes of three Children in mumbai to halt spread of black fungus

An eye each of three children infected with Mucormycosis or Black Fungus had to be removed in Mumbai as the disease spread to an extent that it became a risk to their... Read more »

Kin of a black fungus accuses med staff of molestation

LUCKNOW: The family of a 40-year-old woman, who was admitted to Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Institute of Medical Sciences here black fungus symptoms earlier this month, has alleged she was tortured and... Read more »

Covid recovered nurse infected with black fungus dies by suicide

In an unfortunate turn of events, a 60-year-old nurse, who was first infected with Covid-19 and recovered but was later infected with black fungus, died by committing suicide inside a bathroom at... Read more »

50% black fungus patients who visited PGI were diagnosed with Covid-19

Chandigarh: Over 50 per cent patients visiting the PGI with mucormycosis symptoms were also diagnosed with Covid-19 on the same day. “A lot of people are presenting to our hospital with symptoms... Read more »
Treatment of Black Fungus

Maha govt caps hospital rate for treating black fungus

Maharashtra government has issued a notification capping hospital rates charged to treat black fungus patients. The government has capped hospital rates on the basis of the cities they are located in –... Read more »