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Doctors in India warn of deadly ‘black fungus’ infection in COVID-19 patients – SBS News

The Indian government has told doctors to look out for signs of mucormycosis or “black fungus” in COVID-19 patients as hospitals report a rise in cases of the rare…

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A growing number of current and recovered COVID-19 patients in India are contracting a deadly and rare fungal infection, doctors say as the vast nation battles to contain a massive outbreak of virus cases.
The world’s second-most populous nation on Monday reported nearly 370,000 coronavirus infections to take the overall number of cases to just under 22.7 million, and more than 3,700 new deaths.
Experts warn that the actual number of cases and fatalities could be much higher.
Mucormycosis, dubbed…

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