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Mucormycosis: Fungal infection
Mucormycosis, also known as black fungus, is a serious fungal infection, usually in people with reduced ability to fight infections. Symptoms depend on where in the body the infection occurs. It most commonly infects the nose, sinuses, eye and brain resulting in a runny nose, one sided facial swelling and pain, headache, fever, blurred vision, swollen and bulging eye, and tissue death. Other forms of disease may infect the lungs, stomach and intestines, and skin.

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Black fungus to be notified as epidemic | Mucormycosis challenge | Oneindia News [Video]

Black fungus to be notified as epidemic | Mucormycosis challenge | Oneindia News

With mucormycosis adding to the health woes across states amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the Union Health Ministry has urged states and union territories to make the infection a notifiable disease under..

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Black Fungus: Over 2000 cases in Maharashtra, Mucormycosis deaths on the rise | Oneindia News [Video]

Black Fungus: Over 2000 cases in Maharashtra, Mucormycosis deaths on the rise | Oneindia News

While Covid-19 cases and deaths continue to wreak havoc in the country, the new fear of mucormycosis or black fungus is causing more worries. Maharashtra has reported more deaths caused by the black..

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