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Mucormycosis- A Post Covid Challenge in India

Mucormycosis- A Post Covid Challenge in India

Amil Sharma, Sonali Lakhani, Hitendra Yadav, Arpit Sikri, Jignesh Agrawal and Arpit Shrivastava

Journal Title:Acta Scientific Otolaryngology

In 2019, an unknown virus known as Covid-19 was discovered in Wuhan, China. The first case of Covid-19 was discovered in India on January 30, 2020. In March 2020 it was declared as a global pandemic by World Health Organization. In 2021 India faced the 2nd wave of Covid-19. Among the patients recovered from Covid19, few developed opportunistic infection with Black fungus also known as Mucormycosis. Diabetes Mellitus was found to be a risk factor in mucormycosis. The main aim of this article is to conduct a detailed review of mucormycosis infection. Keywords: Mucormycosis; Covid 19; Steroids; Diabetes Mellitus