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Covid-induced black fungus cases on rise in Maha, Gujarat: How deadly is it?

IndiaTimes Saturday, 8 May 2021
At least eight Covid-19 patients have lost vision in one eye due to mucormycosis, a rare and deadly fungal infection which has a mortality rate of over 50%.The cases of also known mucormycosis, also known as black fungus, are on the rise in Maharashtra and Gujarat during the second wave of the pandemic.
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News video: Deadly ‘Black Fungus’ Infection Found in COVID-19 Patients in India

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India’s second wave of COVID-19 has seen the development of a rare and potentially fatal fungal infection called mucormycosis, also known as "black fungus," which can lead to blindness. Veuer’s Maria Mercedes Galuppo has the story.

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