Fungal infections worldwide are becoming resistant to drugs and more deadly
Research data shows that risk factors include recent surgery, diabetes and broad-spectrum antibiotic and antifungal use. People who are immuno-compromised are at greater risk than those with healthy immune systems.
What is mucormycosis, the fungal infection affecting COVID patients in India?
As of March this year 41 cases of COVID-19-associated mucormycosis had been documented around the world, with 70% in India.