The ‘black fungus’ is spreading rapidly in India. Last month, more than five thousand infected people were identified in the country. Due to the rapidly spreading infection, the central government has urged all states and federal territories to notify them under the Epidemic Diseases Act of 1897. After Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan, the governments of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Assam, Odisha and Telangana have now declared a disease to be reported under the Epidemic Diseases Act of 1897.
Tamil Nadu Health Minister J. Radhakrishnan said on Thursday that nine people infected with “black fungus” are currently receiving treatment in the state. Six of these cases are old, and three are new. In seven cases, the victims were diabetic and had recently recovered from COVID-19. Everyone’s condition is stable. He said that the “black fungus” appeared even before the outbreak of the Corona epidemic. Uncontrolled blood sugar, steroid intake, and prolonged stay in intensive care units make him more susceptible.
At the same time, Karnataka Minister of Health K. Sudhakar Mocaramis is now a disease that must be reported in the state. There is no hospital or health center that can treat the infection, it cannot refuse to accept any patient. An official order will soon be issued in this regard. On the other hand, Telangana declared ‘black fungus’ a disease to be reported and ordered all government and private health centers to follow the guidelines set by the center for investigation, diagnosis, and management. The governments of Odisha and Assam also made it mandatory to share information on all confirmed and suspected cases with the Ministry of Health, and to notify “ black fungi ” under the Epidemic Diseases Act of 1897.
How much ruin from black fungus:
Gujarat More than 1,163 patients were infected with “black fungus” last month. More than 40 deaths have been recorded, with the worst affected regions of Rajkot and Saurashtra, Surat Medical College has set up a separate treatment ward.
Haryana More than 226 patients have been confirmed to have Mucaramic Disease across the state. 14 of these patients died. The government declared it a disease to be reported. Four beds have been booked for treatment in four medical schools.
Maharashtra About 1,500 patients have been identified so far. Of these, more than 500 have recovered from the infections. While more than 850 are undergoing treatment. In the state, at least 90 patients have died of “haemorrhagic disease”.
Delhi More than 185 cases have been registered in the country’s capital, Delhi. Prime Minister Arvind Kejriwal has instructed Luke Nayak, GTB, and Rajiv Gandhi Hospital to set up a center dedicated to treating ‘black fungus’.
Tamil Nadu The state government has declared mocaramis a disease to be reported. Currently, the infection has been confirmed in nine patients there. A ten-member committee was formed to review the situation.
Bihar Black fungus infection has been confirmed in more than 50 patients. A woman and a doctor have died. On Thursday, four cases of white fungus increased in panic. However, the Ministry of Health says it is not that serious.
Chhattisgarh More than 90 cases of black fungus infection have been recorded. Among these 61 patients are undergoing treatment at AIIMS Raipur. The rest are taken to hospitals in Raipur, Durg and Mahasamund. There were reports of the death of an injured person in the fort.
Uttar Pradesh – 120 cases of black fungus were recorded. 13 patients lost their lives. There is a demand for 3,000 Amphotericin-B injections in government hospitals, but 636 injections are currently available.
Himachal Pradesh – On Thursday, a “black fungus” knocked into Himachal Pradesh. The infection was confirmed in a woman coming from Khagra, Hamirpur district. Indira Gandhi Medical College is undergoing treatment.
Uttarakhand A total of 38 cases are reported here. Five of them were found in Kumaon district, one each each in Almora, Nainital, and Pithoragarh and two patients each in Udham Singh Nagar. Currently, three people have died of a ‘black fungus’ infection in Uttarakhand.
Jharkhand The black fungus has so far killed four patients in the state. The fifteen injured are being treated in different hospitals. There is a huge shortage of amphotericin-b injections on the market.
Odisha – The “black fungus” was declared a disease under the Epidemic Diseases Act 1897. Infection was confirmed in five patients. One of them died.
Telangana Notified under the Epidemic Diseases Act 1897. More than 80 patients have been identified in the state. It has become mandatory to provide daily information on all confirmed and suspected cases to the Health Department.
Andhra Pradesh More than 250 cases of “eczema psychosis” have been reported in areas such as Nellore, Krishna, West Godavari, Visakabatnam, Chittor, Anantapur and Guntur. The state government has ordered 15,000 vials of amphotericin-B injection.
Karnataka – At least 97 patients infected with “black fungus” are treated in various hospitals in the state. A dedicated infection treatment center has been set up at Boring Hospital in Bengaluru. Six regional centers have also been identified.
Rajasthan – The state government has declared “mocaramis” a pandemic. Currently, more than a hundred patients are undergoing treatment. A separate ward has been set up for treatment at Sawai Man Singh Hospital, Jaipur.
Madhya Pradesh – at Last week, 281 people were identified as infected. Of these, 27 were unable to win the battle of life with “black fungi”. Due to the rapidly growing outbreak, special units have been set up in hospitals in Bhopal, Indore, Eugene, Gwalior and Jabalpur.
Assam The first death from “black fungus” occurred on Thursday in Assam. A 27-year-old patient recovering from a Covid-19 infection in the capital, Guwahati, succumbed to complications from “paracidosis”.
Kerala state – 15 cases of “Mucaramicosis” were recorded in the state. Because of this malaporam infection, the eye of an elderly patient must be removed.
The The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) requested the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare To report deaths from black fungus, he asks Secretary of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to take appropriate action and report deaths and injuries caused by black fungus. The National Human Rights Committee, which directed the ministry, said that the relevant authority will take appropriate action in this regard, and that the action that has been taken on this issue will be reported to the complainant within eight weeks. Supreme Court attorney and social activist Radhakant Tripathi asked the National Human Rights Committee about a black fungus. The petition has been appealed for immediate action. It was reported that more than three thousand people suffer from black fungus disease across the country including Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Delhi and Odisha. He claimed that neither the center nor any state government was serious about the disease.
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