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Sajisha Dilshad
Black Fungus: Top Expert Warns Patients Within 6 Weeks Of COVID Treatment at Highest Risk

Black Fungus: Top Expert Warns Patients Within 6 Weeks Of COVID Treatment at Highest Risk

'We don't know the exact reason why fungal infections are reaching epidemic proportions but we believe that there could be multiple reasons', said Dr Chandra At present India is witnessing a surge in Mucormycosis or 'Black Fungus' cases amid the COVID-19 pandemic. On Saturday, 8,848 Black Fungus' cases have been reported across the country. AIIMS senior neurosurgeon Dr P Sarat Chandra said that the patients within six weeks of COVID-19 treatment are at the highest risk of black fungus. "Fungal infections are not new. But it has never happened in epidemic proportions. We do not know the exact reason why it...

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