April 04, 2022 8:18 am
Mucormycosis is a serious but rare fungal infection caused by a group of moulds called mucormycetes. According to doctors, it causes blindness, organ dysfunction, loss of body tissue and can be fatal, if not treated in time.
September 17, 2021 6:20 pm
While diabetes and steroid use are clear risk factors for the disease, the study said there is a need to explore other causes, including the direct role played by the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
July 24, 2021 9:42 am
The fresh case took the overall figure of such cases to 183.
July 20, 2021 11:10 am
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July 09, 2021 12:00 am
A total of 623 cases of mucormycosis (black fungus) have been reported in Punjab to date and 51 have died due to this disease, as per the bulletin.
July 08, 2021 4:39 am
The two new cases took the state’s overall confirmed mucormycosis count to 77.
July 08, 2021 8:25 am
The Delhi government told the high court that 77 complaints have been received till date and 15 have been disposed of by district-level committees.
July 07, 2021 7:25 am
State Medical and Family Welfare Ma Subramanian said that the state has established special wards with a total bed strength of 7,000 including 500 each in Chennai and Madurai and appealed to the people to seek medical advice in the initial stage and get treated early.
July 03, 2021 9:13 am
In its weekly report, the PMC administration said nine deaths due to mucormycosis took place in the city between June 24 and 30, while 23 people died till June 23. Eighteen people died of mucormycosis in May and one in April.
July 01, 2021 7:04 am
On Tuesday, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital had reported that it had seen cases of cytomegalovirus, which can cause rectal bleeding, in five patients 20-30 days after they had been diagnosed with COVID.