Monday, October 25, 2021

Mucormycosis

Hyderabad’s Gandhi Hospital to resume non-Covid services from August 3

The State government had converted Gandhi Hospital into a Covid-only facility in April. As a result, services for all non-Covid general patients had to be stopped at the hospital.

India reports 45,374 Black fungus cases, 4,332 deaths so far

The disease is being detected among patients who are recovering or have recovered from COVID-19.

Cannot rule out the possibility of Covid third wave in Telangana, says health official

"The intensity of the third wave will depend on how people take precautions such as masking, physical distancing and avoiding mass gatherings,” Dr M Raja Rao

Black Fungus cases in Andhra Pradesh rises to 3,364

Of the total cases reported, only 1,418 were now active after 1,635 patients had recovered.

3,75,000 vials of Amphotericin-B to be allocated to states, UTs

Given the sudden surge in the demand for Amphotericin-B which is being prescribed for patients suffering from mucormycosis, the Union government while remaining engaged with the drug manufacturers has decided to make allocation

Black fungus: 1,06,300 vials of Amphotericin-B allocated to states, UTs

DV Sadananda Gowda said that a total of 53,000 vials of Conventional Amphotericin B have also been allocated to all the states, UTs and Central Institutions today.

Give info on anti-Mucormycosis drugs allocation: Bombay HC to Centre

HC bench said it wanted to ascertain whether the Union government was ensuring an "equitable distribution" of drugs based on the number of active cases of Mucormycosis in each state

Telangana: Hospitals instructed to monitor sugar levels of mucor patients

Dose of lyophilised Amphotericin needs to be titrated against GFR/renal functions and Amphotericin-B (crystalline) should be preferred

Mucormycosis treatment covered by default: Policybazaar

Policyholders must adhere to the terms and conditions of their health insurance policy including notifying the insurers of pre-existing illnesses, planned or emergency hospitalisations.

Siddipet medical college to get exclusive ward to treat Black Fungus

Finance Minister Harish Rao said that the hospital have procured a high end endoscopy monitor besides getting the drugs such as Amphotericin B Vials

Celon Labs launches emulsion-based drug to treat Black Fungus

Hyderabad firm develops an alternative emulsion-based formulation in three weeks, to overcome the short supply of Liposomal Amphotericin B

Black fungus cases continue to rise in Telangana

According to authorities, till May 27, there were 744 patients undergoing treatment at government and private hospitals across State

Fact check: Black mold on onions does not cause mucormycosis

A fake claim about the formation of fungus in refrigerators and the fungus seen on the outer layers of onions causing mucormycosis is doing the rounds on social media

India reports 11,717 mucormycosis cases, more Amphotericin vials allocated

Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers D.V Sadananda Gowda announced that the additional 29,250 vials of Amphotericin-B were allocated to all states and the UTs

Black Fungus: Centre allocates 700 Amphotericin vials for Telangana

The fresh allocation of the anti-fungal drug is in addition to the 890 vials that were released by the Centre on Friday.

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