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Saturday, September 18, 2021



Quick diagnosis of mucormycosis, early medical intervention key in improving chances of survival, says study

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.

Weekly Covid positivity rate in Pune drops slightly

September 16, 2021 9:02 am

In Ahmednagar, the Covid positivity rate in the week of September 8-14 climbed to 5.52 % as against the previous week, September 1-7, when it was 5.35%.

Mucormycosis: With case fatality rate at 8.62%, 303 people dead in Karnataka so far

July 12, 2021 6:26 pm

While Bengaluru reported 1,120 cases of the fungal infection, other districts that witnessed most cases were Dharwad (279), Vijayapura (210), Kalaburagi (199), and Belagavi (159).

Fake mucormycosis drugs seized after FDCA raids in Ahmedabad and Surat

July 07, 2021 11:24 pm

The FDCA has initiated an inquiry after Cuvicon brand of fake Posaconazole tablets and oral suspension concoctions used to treat mucormycosis were seized.

Mumbai: Cyber racket ‘selling’ Covid, black fungus drugs busted

July 07, 2021 8:59 am

Police said that the accused would dupe people by putting up posts on social media platforms claiming to be from the pharmaceutical company Cipla.

After Covid, doctors keep eye out for infections that prey on weak immunity

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.

Chandigarh Admin allows shops to open till 9 pm, evening vaccination centres to operate from today

June 30, 2021 9:58 am

After detailed discussions, it was decided to keep all the relaxations intact with the only change that all shops will be allowed to open till 9 pm in place of 8 pm permitted earlier.

Over 40k had mucormycosis, half of them were on steroids: Health Ministry

June 29, 2021 3:34 am

Of the total number of mucormycosis patients, 34,940 had Covid, 26,187 had the co-morbidity of diabetes, and 21,523 were on steroids, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said while chairing the 29th meeting of the high-level Group of Ministers on Covid-19.