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Black Fungus: Indian Man Partially Loses Vision in Rare Case of ‘Post-Dengue Mucormycosis’

Sputnik International

By Sangeeta Yadav

November 13, 2021

During the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic that struck India in April this year, a large number of cases of mucormycosis, or black fungus, were reported throughout the country in patients suffering from coronavirus and chronic diabetes. The new case of black fungus post dengue is a rare finding.
A 49-year-old man, Mohammad Talib, was reported to be one of the rare cases of “post-dengue mucormycosis”, or black fungus, by a team of doctors at Delhi’s Indraprastha Apollo Hospital on Saturday.
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