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Mucormycosis

Mucormycosis is a rare black fungal infection caused by mucormyete molds, which are present in the air, leaves, compost, soil and rotting wood. This fungus affects central nervous system, eyes, sinuses, lungs etc. However, not everyone who is exposed is infected. It mostly affects those having weak immune systems and is deadly when not treated. ..

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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26th Meeting of Group of Ministers on COVID-19

On May 17, 20121, the Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare chaired the 26th meeting of Group of Ministers on COVID-19. Key Outcomes of the meet CoWIN portal is to be made available in Hindi. Also, it will be made available in fourteen regional languages. Around seventeen more laboratories will be added to the ..

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Mucormycosis-Black Fungus Infection in COVID Patients

Mucormycosis, also known as black fungus infection is increasing among the COVID patients. The National COVID Task Force recently issued an advisory against Mucormycosis. Mucormycosis The disease mainly affects the skin, lungs and brain. It is rare. But has been increasing among COVID patients in Delhi, Gujarat and Maharashtra. It is caused by a group ..

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Mucormycosis and COVID-19

The Gujarat Government recently issued advisory on Fungal infection called “Mucormycosis”. It is a serious infection with a mortality rate of 50%. It compromises the immune system. About Mucormycosis It is a rare fungal infection with continuous headache and heaviness in the facial area. It is now widely reported in COVID-19 recovered patients. COVID-19 and ..

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