11th May, 2021
Black fungus has emerged as a new threat to corona patients. After Gujarat, Maharashtra, and New Delhi, there have been cases of black fungus in several other states on Monday. Black fungus has been confirmed in two corona-infected patients at Nutima Hospital in Meerut. The patient's condition is critical. One of them is Satish Chandra Agarwal, originally from Muzaffarnagar, who had a kidney transplant while the other is Manoj Saini, a resident of Bijnor.
The disease is more prevalent in patients who take immunosuppression drugs or who have lowered immunity. Similarly, there have been cases of black fungus among four corona victims in Bihar capital Patna and seven in Jharkhand capital Ranchi. Similarly, the first case of black fungus in a 71-year-old corona-infected person has been reported in Odisha.
ICMR issued advisory regarding black fungus
The same, in relation to black fungus infections, the ICMR has issued an advisory stating that the effects of black fungus are seen more in patients with uncontrolled diabetes and Kovid spending more days in ICU. If this disease is not treated on time, then this disease can be fatal for the patient. The Union Ministry of Health and the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) have issued an advisory related to its treatment and management to alert people that breathing air into the mucosa (Mucormycosis) moves it inside the fungus body which infects the langs. gives.
Significantly, 3,29,942 new corona cases were reported in the last 24 hours in the country and 3876 infected people died. The Union Health Ministry said that 3,56,082 infected healthy were discharged from the hospital during this period. In the meantime, 25,03,756 people have been vaccinated to avoid the corona virus.