Maharashtra to accumulate information base of mucormycosis to evaluate its spread

Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope

The Maharashtra health department has chosen to make a different data set of instances of mucormycosis, principally being found in Covid-19 patients, to evaluate its genuine spread and how to handle it, authorities said. 

Two Covid-19 patients as of late passed on of this uncommon, however the genuine contagious disease in adjoining Thane, while there has been a flood in Mumbai and Pune in such cases. 

According to specialists, mucormycosis, otherwise called the dark parasite, is generally found among Covid-19 patients with diabetes. Its side effects include migraine, fever, torment under the eyes, nasal or sinus clog, and incomplete vision loss.

Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope on Tuesday said there could be over 2,000 mucormycosis patients in the state as of now, and with more and more Covid-19 cases coming up, "their number would increase for sure."

Source: Hindustan Times 




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