- WHAT IS BLACK FUNGUS?Mucormycosis, or “black fungus”, usually infects people whose immune system has been compromised, causing blackening or discolouration over the nose, blurred or double vision, chest pain, breathing difficulties and coughing blood
- HOW SERIOUS IS BLACK FUNUS?Cases of mucormycosis, or "black fungus," a potentially serious condition that causes blurred or double vision, chest pain and breathing difficulties, have surged in India, mostly among COVID-19 patients. At least 8,848 such cases have been found across the country as of May 21, according to the govt
- WHAT IS BLACK FUNGUS COVID?
The black fungus infection, also known as mucormycosis, is caused by a fungus called mucor..Mucormycosis, a rare but dangerous fungal infection, has now been found to be affecting some coronavirus patients
4HOW DOES BLACK.FUNGUS EFFECT?
If the fungus goes in through a cut or a burn, it can cause local infections. But if it goes in through the sinus, it can affect the eyes and eventually, the brain, leading to a fatal situation.