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New Delhi: Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana and Punjab are at increased risk of black fungus (mucarmycosis). More than 30 patients have been found in four hospitals of Raipur in Chhattisgarh. At the same time, after the corona in Ramakrishna Hospital, a 40 year old resident of Raipur lost his eye light due to black fungus. So far four patients have died in Indore and one in Narsinghpur in Madhya Pradesh’s Indore. Hospital management in Chhattisgarh said that the infected woman was admitted to the hospital about one and a half months ago. Black fungus was later identified. Meanwhile, the woman has lost one eye.

On the other hand, in view of the increasing cases of black fungus in the state, the government has issued an alert. At the district level, the drug-efficient drug posaconazole, amproteresin-B has been classified as essential medicines by the Department of Pharmaceuticals. Due to non-use of these drugs earlier, it is available in the wholesale market. According to the Raipur Drug Dealers Association, stock void of posaconazole and 100 vials of amproteresin-B injection were available in the wholesale drug market. Vinay Kripalani, president of the district drug dealers association, said that the demand for posaconazole, amproteresin-B was very low, so there is little available in the market.

Many people’s eyes had to be removed in MP

Four deaths in Indore and one in Narsinghpur in Indore in Madhya Pradesh have been confirmed to be due to the disease. So far, the disease has been confirmed in five patients in Narsinghpur district. A patient’s eye had to be removed. His operation took place in Jabalpur, while a patient has died on May 10. A patient has also been found in Seoni. On Wednesday, the state government also confirmed the disease among 50 people. Doctors are also surprised by the sudden increase in the number of patients with black fungal infection. According to Dr. Alok Mandaliya, Neuro Physician of Bombay Hospital, Indore, 75 to 80 patients of this infection have been admitted in our hospital in a month. Of these, 20 were discharged after recovering and 50 are still in treatment. Due to high infection, the eyes of four people had to be removed, while four people have also died.

30 patients found in Haryana in May

Black fungus is wreaking havoc in the second wave of Corona in Haryana. Pandit Bhagwat Dayal Sharma Post Graduate Institute of Medical Science, Rohtak, where 21 cases of the disease were reported in eight months from September 2020 to April 2021, but only six new cases have been reported in the month of May itself. All these patients have to be operated. A serious patient has died. Apart from this, 14 cases have been found in Gurugram, six in Faridabad, two in Karnal and one each in Fatehabad and Jhajjar.

Punjab – 20 patients caught in Ludhiana

In Punjab, Ludhiana, more than twenty people have been affected by black fungus and are undergoing treatment at DMC Hospital. Most of such patients are between 40 and 65 years of age.


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