Black Fungus
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

India  /  Published 31.05.21

Black fungus fake drug cuffs

Two medicine shop owners in Allahabad have been arrested on the charge of selling fake medicines for black fungus, a day after a medical representative and a property dealer were picked up in Kanpur a...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Health  /  Published 30.05.21

Red flags for black fungus

Dr Kamlesh Kothari is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon with over two decades of experience and is a visiting consultant to various corporate hospitals in Calcutta. He is the clinical director of Aest...
By Dr Kamlesh Kothari


Jharkhand  /  Published 27.05.21

Another black fungus death in Ranchi

Another patient of mucormycosis died during treatment at Ranchi-based Raj Hospital, taking the black fungus death toll in Jharkhand to 9, while six more confirmed cases of&nbs...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 26.05.21

Kejriwal: Talks on with Sputnik V makers

As Delhi grapples with a shortage of coronavirus vaccines, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said the makers of Sputnik V will supply anti-Covid jabs to the city but the quantity is yet to b...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 26.05.21

29 suspected of black fungus

As many as 21 confirmed cases of black fungus have been detected in Jharkhand so far of which eight persons have died, state health department formally announced on Tuesday. At present 29 persons are...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Health  /  Published 26.05.21

Black Fungus: Timely treatment is the key

Over the past week, Dr Arunaloke Chakrabarti has diagnosed 52 cases of a rare but life-threatening fungal infection called mucormycosis [often termed black fungus] — a count exceeding the 50 pat...
By G S Mudur

Jharkhand  /  Published 25.05.21

Jharkhand: Black fungus notification

Jharkhand health department has sent a proposal to the cabinet to notify mucormycosis also known as black fungus as an epidemic. Sources in the health department said the state has so far witnessed 2...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur


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