Black Fungus
West Bengal  /  Published 24.06.21

Black fungus toll in north reaches 10

The death toll from black fungus or mucormycosis has reached 10 in north Bengal. Sources said the most recent death was of an 80-year-old Covid-19 patient on Tuesday night. “He was admitted to ...
By Binita Paul in Siliguri

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.06.21

Black fungus an epidemic

Jharkhand joined the list of states that have declared mucormycosis, or black fungus, as an epidemic with the Hemant Soren cabinet putting its seal of approval on the decision considering the rising n...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 16.06.21

Epidemic tag on black fungus soon

Mucormycosis, a fungal infection which has claimed at least 25 lives in Jharkhand, is likely to get notified as an epidemic by the state cabinet which is scheduled to meet on Friday, health ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Business  /  Published 11.06.21

GST meet on Covid reliefs

By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.06.21

Black fungus toll 19 in state

Mucormycosis claimed another life in Ranchi on Tuesday, taking the toll in the district alone to six and that in Jharkhand to 19, while three confirmed and three suspected cases of the fungal infectio...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


India  /  Published 08.06.21

HC seeks details of anti-fungal drugs

  The Bombay High Court on Tuesday directed the Union government to submit details of the quantity of anti-fungal drugs allocated to various states for treating Mucormycosis, a rare infection fo...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Mumbai

Business  /  Published 07.06.21

Insurance cover for black fungus

General insurers have said they will settle claims on the health policies of individuals undergoing treatment for mucormycosis or black fungus. Individuals with comprehensive health covers that inclu...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.06.21

State helpline on black fungus

State health minister Banna Gupta launched a 24x7 helpline dedicated to providing information on mucormycosis, or black fungus,amid reports of a growing number of&nb...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 03.06.21

Bengal records drop in Covid cases

Bengal on Wednesday recorded a drop, by 8,598, in its total of active Covid-19 cases, aided by besides 17,386 recoveries, 8,923 new infections and 135 deaths. The total of active cases, which was at ...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 31.05.21

State: 30% black fungus deaths

Jharkhand has registered a fatality rate of over 30 per cent and a recovery rate of nearly 25 per cent in mucormycosis cases reported in the state so far, while as m...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


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