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A Brief Review on Mucormycosis

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.10, No. 6)

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Page : 1312-1315

Keywords : Causes; COVID-19; Mucormycosis; Prevention; Symptoms; Treatment;

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Across the country the COVID-19 cases continue to rise in an unproportional manner, and alarming the terror of a third wave exists. COVID-19 may not be the merely disaster we are at the risk of facing but hospitals across the country have been reported more than 200 cases of a mysterious infection called Mucormycosis (Black Fungus) affecting mostly COVID-19 patients. Mucormycosis is caused by a group of moulds called ?mucormycetes?. It is present in the air and infection occurs when immunity compromised patients inhales this impure air, which then spreads sinus cavities, lungs, and chest cavities. This review has been focused on symptoms, classification, causes and treatment therapies, diagnosis, and prevention of Mucormycosis.

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