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WHO fungal priority pathogens list (WHO FPPL)

The WHO fungal priority pathogens list (WHO FPPL) was released recently. What is the WHO fungal priority pathogens list (WHO FPPL)? The WHO FPPL is the first-ever list of fungi that are recognized as “priority pathogens”. It contains a catalog of 19 fungi that are considered to be the greatest public health threat. The FPPL ..

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IIT-Hyderabad develops Nano-Fibre based Amphotericin B oral tablets

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Hyderabad has developed nano-fibre based oral tablets of Amphotericin B, called as AmB. Highlights IIT Hyderabad researchers decided to keep this technology free of intellectual property rights and is ready for technology transfer so that tablet can be produced on mass level. This medicine is reportedly cheaper, higher AmB absorption ..

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Aspergillosis Fungal Infection

Amid the country’s battle against covid-19 pandemic and increasing cases of mucormycosis, Doctors in Ghaziabad, Mumbai and Gujarat have reported cases of new disease called ‘aspergillosis’. What is Aspergillosis? Aspergillosis is a fungal infection, fungal growth or allergic reaction caused due to Aspergillus fungus. The fungus is found indoors as well as outdoors. It lives ..

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