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India’s Covid Patients Suffer a Fungal Threat: Mucormycosis – The New York Times

The condition, known as mucormycosis, seems to be infecting some Covid patients with weakened immune systems and underlying conditions, particularly diabetes.

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NEW DELHI Doctors in India are concerned about an increasing number of potentially fatal fungal infections affecting either people who have Covid-19 or those who have recently recovered from the disease.
The condition, known as mucormycosis, has a high mortality rate and was present in India before the pandemic. It is caused by a mold that thrives in wet environments and can attack through the respiratory tract, potentially eroding facial structures and harming the brain.
The condition is relatively…

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