Tag: black fungus

Court rejects bail application of accused in Black Fungus injection case – ET HealthWorld

Kanpur: Special judge, Drugs and Cosmetic Act court, Kanpur Nagar Vikas Goel on Monday rejected the bail application of accused Madhuram Bajpai alias Sumant, who has been charged for black marketing of counterfeit Liposomal Amphotericin B Injection Brand Amphinex injection used in the treatment of Black Fungus. The accused claimed in his bail application that […]

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The black fungus blackhole: Salary: Rs 6,000/month Medicines: Rs 22,000/day – ET HealthWorld

By Pragna L Krupa Lesser fortunate people are being forced to procure liposomal Amphotericin — some 70 vials of them at Rs 7,000 each — on their own The price one pays for contracting covid is steep. All puns intended. Especially for the poor, and in the case of black fungus patients, their families are […]

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Bone death report in Mumbai, doctors predict it as a threat after Black fungus

Mumbai: The mucormycosis cases are increasing in the country and in a new development, three confirmed cases of avascular necrosis or death of bone tissues after COVID-19 have been scientifically reported from Mumbai. Avascular Necrosis(AVN) could be the next debilitating condition among post-COVID patients after the outbreak of mucormycosis or black fungus two months back. […]

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Over 85% people with black fungus had Covid, says govt – ET HealthWorld

As many as 40,845 cases of Mucormycosis have been reported in the second wave of the pandemic. Data show that fatalities from the infection stands at 3,129. Over 85% of those who were diagnosed with the fungal infection had Covid-19. In terms of age group, 32% of those infected were young being in the age […]

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Kanpur reports world’s first case of Optic neuritis from Black fungus

Kanpur: The first patient with optic neuritis from black fungus has been reported at Hallett Hospital in Kanpur city. Due to this optic neuritis, the nerves of the patient’s eyes become inflamed and the patient’s eyesight goes out due to damage to the nerves. The claim is that this is not just the very first case in […]

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जीएसटी काउंसिल की बैठक आज, वैक्सीन और ब्लैक फंगस की दवा पर टैक्स स्लैब कम होगा?

नई दिल्लीः केंद्रीय वित्त मंत्री निर्मला सीतारमण की अध्यक्षता में आज जीएसटी काउंसिल की बैठक होगी. इसमें कोविड-19 से जुड़ी आवश्यक वस्तुओं और ब्लैक फंगस की दवाओं पर जीएसटी रेट में कटौती पर निर्णय लिया जा सकता है. मीटिंग में ग्रुप ऑफ मिनिस्टर (जीओएम) की सिफारिशों पर विचार किया जाएगा. दरअसल, 28 मई को जीएसटी […]

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Centre’s Allocation of Black Fungus Drug Irrational, Supply to Maharashtra Inadequate: HC

The Bombay High Court on Thursday said the Union government’s allocation of Amphotericin-B, a key drug used in the treatment of mucormycosis or black fungus, appeared to be irrational, and the supply to Maharashtra was not adequate considering the number of cases in the state. Flagging the same issue during the hearing of a different […]

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In black fungus wards in Rajasthan, many end up losing vision amid injection shortage, rising patient numbers

Fifty-nine-year-old Hasina Bano lost vision in both her eyes within just a month. Her hands latch on to her two sons, Mohammed Sajid and Oman Ansari, as they help her into a wheelchair inside the ward designated for mucormycosis patients at the government MBS hospital in Kota district. “Black fungus ho gaya tha inhe (She […]

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Amid Rise in Paediatric Covid Cases, a List of Vaccines That May be Available for Kids in India

Even as experts say that the children rarely develop severe forms of Covid-19, the states of Karnataka and Maharashtra have recently seen a spike in paediatric Covid cases, and some deaths too. Not only instances of coronavirus, some cases of paediatric black fungus have been reported too. World Health Organization’s chief scientist Soumya Swaminathan had […]

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