Black Fungus Infection News

AIIMS director lists three key factors to prevent ‘black fungus’

AIIMS director lists three key factors to prevent ‘black fungus’

All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) director Randeep Guleria on Friday listed three factors important in the prevention of ‘black fungus’ or mucormycosis outbreak, prevalent in Covid-19 patients. “Three factors are very important- good control of blood sugar levels, those on steroids must monitor blood sugar levels regularly, and

Misuse of steroids a major cause behind black fungus cases:AIIMS chief

Misuse of steroids a major cause behind black fungus cases:AIIMS chief

New Delhi: AIIMS Chief Randeep Guleria on Saturday said cases of Mucormycosis – commonly known as Black Fungus has suddenly increased and is causing more mortality. Mr Guleria also urged the hospitals to follow protocols of infection control practices as secondary infections — fungal and bacterial — can be seen

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