Indian states sound Covid 'black fungus' alarm as cases surge

Indian states sound Covid 'black fungus' alarm as cases surge

Black Fungus India – emergency measures ordered amid covid-19 crisis

Across India, states have ordered emergency measures to counter a rise in the rare deadly “black fungus” infection among Covid-19 sufferers. 

TRT World says two new states declared epidemics of Mucormycosis. Meanwhile, New Dehli and other big cities have opened special wards to treats ‘thousands of cases’ of the infection – known commonly as Black Fungus, according to TRT World. 

India usually has less than 20 cases a year, but Black Fungus has become a ‘new threat’ from India’s coronavirus wave that has killed 120,000 people in six weeks, 

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