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AIIMS chief reveals major cause behind Mucormycosis and how to prevent it

DNA Saturday, 15 May 2021
The black fungus infection, also known as mucormycosis, is caused by a fungus called mucor.
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Black fungus to be notified as epidemic | Mucormycosis challenge | Oneindia News [Video]

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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 the Epidemic Diseases Act; Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of bypassing the federal structure and humiliating Chief Ministers of states at a meeting today; Congress MP Rahul Gandhi has tweeted a letter written by his mother and party chief Sonia Gandhi asking Prime Minister Narendra Modi to provide free education to children orphaned by COVID-19. All this and more news at 2 pm. #BlackFungus #Epidemic #SoniaGandhi

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

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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 fungus while the government has said there may be 2,000 cases of mucormycosis in the state. On Monday, Odisha also reported its first case of mucormycosis while Delhi, Gujarat and a few other states have already detected cases of the feared black fungus. #BlackFungus #Mucormycosis #Covid19

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