By Anonna Dutt and Sweta Goswami, New Delhi:
UPDATED ON JUL 28, 2021 12:26 AM IST
The Delhi government has allowed its hospitals to refer patients of mucormycosis, popularly known as black fungus, to private hospitals for surgeries if the waiting period is more than seven days
Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 20, 2021 05:27 PM IST
- In a written reply, the Union health minister Mansukh Mandaviya said that a large majority of the black fungus patients (84.4 per cent) had a history of Covid-19.
By hindustantimes.com | Written by Karan Manral, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 14, 2021 09:20 AM IST
According to data, there were 952 active black fungus cases in Delhi on July 6, as against 833 active cases of Covid-19. The cumulative tally of black fungus cases, on July 6, stood at 1,656.
By hindustantimes.com | Written by Karan Manral | Edited by Avik Roy, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 06, 2021 03:26 PM IST
Delhi’s BLK Super Specialty Hospital has reported three cases of Avascular Necrosis among patients who recovered from Covid-19.
By hindustantimes.com | Written by Ayshee Bhaduri | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 03, 2021 08:41 PM IST
- Black fungus or mucormycosis was reported in India during the brutal second wave of coronavirus
By Anonna Dutt, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 03, 2021 02:05 AM IST
The Delhi government declared mucormycosis an epidemic and notifiable disease on May 18.
By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 21, 2021 06:22 AM IST
- Police said they busted a makeshift manufacturing unit set up at a doctor’s house in south Delhi’s Nizamuddin
PTI | , Ranchi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 19, 2021 02:36 PM IST
A total of 79 confirmed and 53 suspected cases of mucormycosis have been reported to date in 18 of the 24 districts of Jharkhand.
By hindustantimes.com | Written by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 16, 2021 03:34 PM IST
- The high court was listening to several public interest litigations (PILs) on the management of resources related to the pandemic and Maharashtra government’s preparedness ahead of a probable third wave.
AP | , Oman
PUBLISHED ON JUN 15, 2021 05:57 PM IST
Three Covid-19 patients in Oman have become infected with mucormycosis, a life-threatening condition commonly known as “black fungus,” which has spread quickly among virus patients in hard-hit India.
Written by Prashasti Singh | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 14, 2021 03:12 PM IST
As many as 562 cases of mucormycosis were reported in the state till date, out of which 76 lost their lives and only 153 were cured fully, the state health department said. The post-Covid complicated was notified as an epidemic in the state last month.
By hindustantimes.com | Written by Harshit Sabarwal | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 13, 2021 07:02 AM IST
The man, identified as Anil Kumar from Jamui, is currently stable. Kumar recently recovered from the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) and was suffering from frequent episodes of dizziness and faintings for the past few days.
By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 12, 2021 03:47 PM IST
- Finance minister Sitharaman announces tax cut on mucormycosis medicine, other Covid essentials at GST Council meet.
ANI | , Dehradun
PUBLISHED ON JUN 12, 2021 07:20 AM IST
Mucormycosis or black fungus is a complication caused by a fungal infection. People catch mucormycosis by coming in contact with the fungal spores in the environment.
PUBLISHED ON JUN 11, 2021 10:26 AM IST
By hindustantimes.com | Written by Karan Manral | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 11, 2021 08:25 AM IST
In India, the drug to treat mucormycosis, also known as the black fungus disease, has been launched under the name ‘Posaforce 100.’
ANI | , Indore
PUBLISHED ON JUN 10, 2021 07:52 AM IST
Mucormycosis or black fungus is a complication caused by fungal infection. People catch mucormycosis by coming in contact with the fungal spores in the environment.
UPDATED ON JUN 11, 2021 12:03 AM IST
India's Covid-19 numbers signal the receding second wave of the coronavirus disease pandemic which threw the country's medical health infrastructure out of gear in the last two months.
PUBLISHED ON JUN 08, 2021 09:41 PM IST
ANI | , Indore
UPDATED ON JUN 08, 2021 01:10 PM IST
- Some patients started experiencing side effects when they were administered lyophilised Amphotericin B injections. After this, the hospital administration decided not to give these injections anymore
By hindustantimes.com | Written by Joydeep Bose
PUBLISHED ON JUN 07, 2021 11:33 AM IST
All five new cases of black fungus deaths were recorded at IGIMS, Patna. Two of the patients suffering from the disease were admitted to the hospital, while the rest of the nine were admitted at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in the city.
By hindustantimes.com | Written by Deepali Sharma | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2021 08:14 PM IST
- The government in the new guidance for management of diabetes in Covid-19 patient has specifically focussed on repeated monitoring of blood glucose levels even if the initial reading is normal.
PTI | , Sagar
PUBLISHED ON JUN 06, 2021 04:25 PM IST
The use of the injection, a key drug in the treatment of black fungus, was immediately stopped after the incident on Saturday evening.
PUBLISHED ON JUN 05, 2021 06:39 PM IST
Mucormycosis, or black fungus, is a rare but serious type of fungal infection that requires medication or removal surgery. It is being reported among people who have recovered from Covid-19, as the virus potentially weakens the body’s immune response. The rate is higher among those with diabetes.
PTI | , Bhopal
PUBLISHED ON JUN 05, 2021 02:24 PM IST
The Madhya Pradesh government said this is the second company in the state to be given the licence for Amphotericin-B production.
By Surendra P Gangan, Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2021 03:09 PM IST
The admissions of these patients remain the same as the normal Covid-19 patients. While the charges for the routine isolation range from ₹4,000, ₹3,000 and ₹2,400 per day, for A, B and C category areas respectively, it is ₹7,500, ₹5,500 and ₹4,500 for intensive care unit (ICU) without ventilators.
PUBLISHED ON JUN 03, 2021 06:03 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh chief minister instructed officials to ensure adequate availability of medicines required to treat cases of black fungus in every district.
PTI | , Nagpur
PUBLISHED ON JUN 02, 2021 10:12 PM IST
Justices S B Shukre and A G Gharote of the Nagpur bench of the Bombay HC said that as per the figures mentioned in the affidavit filed by the Indian Medical Association (IMA) it appears that Mucormycosis is no longer a rare fungal infection in Nagpur city and assumed the form of an epidemic.
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Ayshee Bhaduri, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 01, 2021 03:34 PM IST
- Both the children were suffering from ‘acute juvenile diabetes’ and had contracted Covid-19, which came to light when they were taken to a hospital
By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 01, 2021 01:01 PM IST
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