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Argentina confirms the first death from the lethal “black fungus”: a 35-year-old man
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Argentina confirms the first death from the lethal “black fungus”: a 35-year-old man

The call "Black fungus" (mucormycosis), which attacks those who suffer or suffered coronavirus, his first victim was claimed in Argentina, it was reported today. The data was confirmed this Friday by María Luján Cuestas, director of the Laboratory for Research and Development in Mycology (LIDeMi) of Impam, and a member of the Mycology Center of the Faculty of Medicine and Conicet.It's about a 35-year-old man what had i had coronavirus, with a history of diabetes, who remained hospitalized in a clinic in Lomas de Zamora and who died in the last weeks of May, but his death was reported this afternoon.SIGHT: A confirmed case of the lethal “black fungus” in a coronavirus patient sets off alarms in ChileThe researcher pointed to the news channel C5N that there may be more cases, because the mu...
A confirmed case of the lethal “black fungus” in a coronavirus patient sets off alarms in Chile
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A confirmed case of the lethal “black fungus” in a coronavirus patient sets off alarms in Chile

Colloquially known as “black fungi”, microorganisms that produce a rare and life-threatening infection have set off alarms in Chile, where the first case of this pathogen was recently reported in a patient with coronavirus covid-19.The disease produced by these fungi is called mucormicosis and has been presented as a co-infection in hundreds of patients with SARS-CoV-2 in the India and, so far, in two people in Latin America, one in Chile and in another in Uruguay, both confirmed last week.SIGHT: Chile pauses second doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine in children under 45 years of age after a case of thrombosis"It is a rare infection caused by fungi, generally of the 'mucor' type that usually occurs in immunosuppressed patients or with severe diabetes and is acquired by inhalation”, Explaine...
Mexico detects the first case of the lethal “black fungus” in a patient recovering from the coronavirus
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Mexico detects the first case of the lethal “black fungus” in a patient recovering from the coronavirus

Mexico reported the first case of “black mushroom”Or mucormycosis in a 34-year-old patient. The man is in the process of recovery after being infected with coronavirus.SIGHT: Mexico will receive one million vaccines against COVID-19 from Janssen as a donation from the United StatesAs reported “The Herald of Mexico” Y “The universal”, the affected person, who has been admitted to a hospital in the municipality of Chalco to be treated and continue fighting for his life, presents a strange case of “black mushroom” that comes necrotizing his left eye, nose and palate.The giant sinkhole that threatens to swallow a house in MexicoFrom the glamor of New York to a tiny cell in Virginia: the rise and fall of El Chapo Guzmán's wifeMexico registers 306 deaths from coronavirus in one day and 3,269 ne...
Six Key Questions About ‘Black Fungus’ Attacking COVID-19 Patients in India
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Six Key Questions About ‘Black Fungus’ Attacking COVID-19 Patients in India

They call it the "black fungus" and in India it is considered "a nightmare within the pandemic" of coronavirus.SIGHT: Variant C.37: what is known and what remains to be known about the new lineage of COVID-19This week almost 9,000 cases of mucormicosis, an infection caused by a fungus.Some patients have only been saved by removing one eye. And the mortality rate among those who are infected it is 50%.SIGHT: Dogs can detect COVID-19 with up to 94% accuracyThousands of cases have been registered among patients who had recovered from COVID-19 or that were in the process of recovery, hence it is associated with the coronavirus pandemic.Doctors assure that there is a relationship with steroids that are used to treat disease. And diabetics are known to have a higher risk of suffering from muco...
Coronavirus: a case of the lethal “black fungus” sets off alarms in Uruguay
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Coronavirus: a case of the lethal “black fungus” sets off alarms in Uruguay

Mucormycosis, or "black fungus", a rare infection that began to be reported in India as a disease associated with coronavirus, came to Uruguay, with the first case reported in an academic assembly of medicine in Montevideo.In the Chair of Infectious Diseases of the University of the Republic, the infectologist Henry Albornoz indicated that I was caring for a man under 50 years of age and with diabetes, who about ten days after infection with Covid-19 began to present necrosis (tissue death) in the mucosal area and that, through a laboratory test, it was confirmed that he had also been infected with the "Black fungus".SIGHT: Uruguay plans to impose a "health passport" for the entry of tourists to the countryAlthough mucormycosis is known by that name, the adjective does not refer to the col...
India: at least 19 regions describe the deadly “black fungus” in coronavirus cases as an epidemic
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India: at least 19 regions describe the deadly “black fungus” in coronavirus cases as an epidemic

At least 19 regions of the India, the last of them Jammu and Kashmir, today, have elevated to the category of epidemic mucormycosis, a sometimes lethal infection that is popularly known as “black fungus” and of which an increasing number of cases has been detected in patients of covid-19.SIGHT: India Detects Nearly 9,000 Cases of Deadly "Black Fungus" in Coronavirus Patients“All public and private health centers will follow the directives to examine, diagnose and treat mucormicosis”, informed the Government of the northern region in an order, which comes after the Indian Executive recommended to the regional authorities to declare the disease as an epidemic at the beginning of the month to make a more strict follow-up of the cases.Jammu and Kashmir has ordered that suspected and confirmed ...
Deadly ‘black fungus’ spreads among coronavirus victims in India
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Deadly ‘black fungus’ spreads among coronavirus victims in India

New Delhi will open mucormycosis treatment centers to fight this unusual infection that is spreading among convalescents from coronavirus covid-19, announced this Thursday the authorities of the capital of India.SIGHT: India falls below 4,000 daily deaths from coronavirus as case curve bendsNational authorities announced the detection of thousands of cases of mucormycosis, nicknamed "black fungus", which specialists link to diabetes and deficiencies in the immune system of coronavirus victims.Last month, the covid-19 left more than 100,000 deaths in the country.India surpasses 4,500 daily deaths from coronavirus, a new death recordThe variant of the coronavirus detected in India: what is known so far?India surpasses 25 million coronavirus cases with daily record of deathsHowever, authoriti...
Mucormycosis, the deadly ‘black fungus’ affecting COVID-19 patients in India
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Mucormycosis, the deadly ‘black fungus’ affecting COVID-19 patients in India

An increasing number of patients suffering from or have recovered from COVID-19 are contracting a strange and deadly fungal infection, doctors told AFP on Monday, as the country of 1.3 billion people struggles to contain a massive outbreak of coronavirus cases.SIGHT: Coronavirus: what does it mean that the Indian variant is now of "global concern"?The mucormicosis, nicknamed "black fungus" by doctors in India, is usually more serious in patients whose immune system is found weakened by one or more other infections.Medical experts stressed that they have found an increase in cases in India in recent weeks, while the Ministry of Health published a circular on Sunday on how to treat fungal infection.SIGHT: COVID-19 vaccine: what not to do between the first and second doses?"The cases of mucor...