Mucormycosis

Mucormycosis is a fungal infection caused by a group of molds called mucormycetes. Also known as black fungus, these molds live across habitats, targeting people having health problems or taking medications that weakens their immune system. The symptoms include headache, facial pain, nasal congestion, loss of vision or eye pain, swelling of cheeks and eyes and black crusts in the nose. These fungal infections have spread amongst coronavirus patients in hospitals in Delhi, Pune and Ahmedabad.

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