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 »

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 »

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 »

Celon launches an emulsion-based drug to treat the deadly Black Fungus in COVID–19 patients

Hyderabad, May 31st , 2021: Hyderabad based specialty biopharmaceutical manufacturer, Celon Laboratories, announced the launch of an alternative drug – Amphotericin B Emulsion, for the treatment of Mucormycosis, commonly known as Black... Read more »
Amphotericin B

Indore-based Modern Laboratories to manufacture Amphotericin B

The Madhya Pradesh government has given permission to the Indore-based Modern Laboratories to manufacture Amphotericin B drug used in the treatment of Black Fungus, White Fungus, and Yellow Fungus. “The government gave the permission within 72 hours. Now, we will start... Read more »

Why Covid Patients Catch Black Fungus

In Neurosurgery we come across a myriad of patients. Young and old, immunocompromised and diabetics. Across the board, worldwide, steroid is used for brain tumors and spinal cord injuries in high doses. Very... Read more »

Zydus Cadila and Taiwan’s TLC to collaborate to market Black fungus drug AmphoTLC

Zydus Cadila and Taiwan-based specialty pharmaceutical firm TLC on Wednesday said they have signed a pact to market Liposomal Amphotericin B, a critical drug to treat mucormycosis (black fungus), in India. The... Read more »
Ministry of Ayush

Ayush comes out with Homoeopathic treatment protocol for Black Fungus

The Department of Ayush has come out with a homoeopathic prescription for patients recovering from COVID-19, known to be diabetic or found to be diabetic during the course of treatment with steroids,... Read more »