While India is fighting against the second flood of Covid 19 pandemic, another parasite has been ending a few lives. Indeed, Mucormycosis otherwise known as Black Fungus has effectively made a destruction in a few provinces of India. Numerous Indian states have effectively pronounced this dark organism infection as a scourge. Numerous individuals are losing their lives due to dark parasite, subsequent to recuperating from COVID 19. The Union Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers, Sadananda Gowda , on Wednesday uncovered a news. According to the reports, he expressed that 29 thousand 2 hundred and 50 vials of Amphotericin B are assigned for States and Union Territories. Amphotericin B is the medication which is being utilized to treat the patients of Mucormycosis also known as Black Fungus. According to Sadananda Gowda’s tweet, the portions are made based on patients under treatment.
As indicated by the new reports, at that point 11 thousand 700 and seventeen patients are as of now under treatment of dark parasite the nation over. Beforehand, 19 thousand 4 hundred and 20 vials of Amphotericin B were assigned on 24th May. On 21st May, in excess of 23 thousand vials of a similar medication were provided to the influenced states. Most exceedingly awful hit states by Mucormycosis otherwise called Black growth are Gujarat and Maharashtra. Maharashtra has effectively detailed in excess of 2 thousand and 700 instances of Mucormycosis. According to the reports, effectively in excess of 100 lives have been lost because of this dark organism in Maharashtra. Then again, Gujarat state has announced the most noteworthy instances of dark parasite and the number are pretty much as high as 2859. It is accepted by the wellbeing specialists that the explanation for the abrupt ascent of dark parasite is the broad utilization of steroid in Coronavirus patients.
How to Avoid Black Fungus?
Good control of blood sugar level, those who are on steroids, check their blood sugar level daily and keep in mind when to give steroids and how many doses to be given. Dr. Randeep Guleria said that many false claims about black fungus are being spread that it is happening by eating raw food but there is no data to confirm it. At the same time, it has nothing to do with the use of oxygen. This is also happening among people living in home isolation.
Symptoms of Black Fungus.
Dr. Naresh Trehan, Chairman of Medanta, said that the first symptoms in mucomycosis of a Kovid patient are pain, stuffiness in the nose, swelling on the cheeks, patches of fungus inside the mouth and swelling in the eyelids. This requires strict medical treatment. He further said that the key to controlling black fungus is to use judicious steroids and control blood sugar levels.