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PODCAST: Know about Black Fungus or Mucormycosis

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Listen to DR. NIDHI DHAWAN

Associate Medical Director & Senior Consultant (ENT)
Shroff Charity Eye Hospital, Delhi

Along with Covid-19 pandemic, the outbreak of black fungus or Mucormycosis is a new challenge. Dr. Nidhi Dhawan talks What is Black fungus along with the symptoms, diagnosis and preventions.
Black fungus, or mucormycosis, is a complication caused by a fungal infection. This is a relatively rare but potentially fatal condition. It starts from the nose and sinuses. It rapidly progresses to involve  the eye, the brain, the lungs and the rest of the body. It is a disease of immuno-compromised people.

Dr. Nidhi Dhawan explains how people infected with COVID-19 are a fertile body for black fungus.

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