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What is black fungus and why it's affecting Covid patients

BusinessToday.In | May 10, 2021

A rise in cases of mucormycosis, commonly known as "black fungus", is being reported among people who are recovering or have recovered from COVID-19 even as India battles the coronavirus emergency, which has left hospitals overwhelmed and healthcare workers overburdened. India has reported several cases of mucormycosis, from Surat in Gujarat, Delhi, and Maharashtra, among COVID-19 recovered and recovering patients, causing blindness or other serious issues. But, what exactly is mucormycosis infection? Who is at risk? And what are the symptoms and treatment of the mucormycosis fungal infection? Watch the video to know more.

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