Black fungus infection again in Kerala, 38-year-old woman in Kochi undergoing treatment

by Health | 22-09-2021 | 266 views

Kochi: After a while, a case of black fungus infection has been reported in Kerala. The case has been detected in a 38-year-old woman of Udayamperoor who is undergoing treatment for COVID-19 in Ernakulam.

Black fungus or Mucormycosis is a rare infection that has been found to affect people on medication or with health issues resulting in poor immunity.

A health advisory was issued earlier this year after a number of cases were reported throughout the country among COVID-19 patients or those who had recovered from it.However, the family of the infected have approached Health Minister Veena George requesting financial assistance as the woman's husband is also undergoing COVID-19 treatment.

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