Relatives wearing protective gear prepare for the burial of a Covid-19 patient in Srinagar on Friday. Photo: AFP Relatives wearing protective gear prepare for the burial of a Covid-19 patient in Srinagar on Friday. Photo: AFP
Relatives wearing protective gear prepare for the burial of a Covid-19 patient in Srinagar on Friday. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: deadly ‘black fungus’ adds to India’s pandemic woes

  • Doctors have been told to look out for signs of mucormycosis in Covid-19 patients, as hospitals report a rise in the rare but potentially fatal infection
  • The disease can lead to blackening or discolouration over the nose, blurred or double vision, chest pain, breathing difficulties and coughing blood

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Relatives wearing protective gear prepare for the burial of a Covid-19 patient in Srinagar on Friday. Photo: AFP Relatives wearing protective gear prepare for the burial of a Covid-19 patient in Srinagar on Friday. Photo: AFP
Relatives wearing protective gear prepare for the burial of a Covid-19 patient in Srinagar on Friday. Photo: AFP
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