Along with the coronavirus, there is also an increased risk of black fungus in the country. There have been many cases in Gujarat, where the black fungus has also been seen in patients recovering from the corona. These cases have increased considerably as the corona cases in Gujarat have increased rapidly.
Eight patients have lost their eye light from mucormycosis (black fungus) in Surat, Gujarat. After this, he had to be hospitalized. There have been 40 cases of mucormycosis in Surat in the last 15 days, out of which eight patients have lost eye light. This infection is spread due to corona and can be treated. But if the treatment is delayed or the treatment is not received, it can also result in the death of the patient.
Apart from Surat, its cases are also in other areas of the country.
In addition to Surat, a 29-year-old man was also diagnosed with Mucoramycosis in Mumbai. After recovering from Corona, Suhas began to have symptoms of black fungus and recently underwent surgery. For this infection could not reach the brain, doctors removed Suhas’s upper jaw.
At present, 18 patients of Mucoramycosis are admitted to the Global Hospital in Mumbai for treatment. Many cases of black fungus have been reported in Maharashtra, out of which many people had to remove the upper jaw and one eyeball was destroyed.
In addition, more than 25 patients are undergoing treatment at the KEM Hospital in Parel. The infection starts from the nose, passes through the jaw to the brain. Once this infection reaches the brain, the patient’s chances of survival are greatly reduced.
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