mucormycosis Current Affairs, GK & News

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. There is a rise in cases of this fungal infection among COVID-19 patients in India.

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 ..