Black fungus disease also spread to Egypt

Black fungus disease also spread to Egypt


Mucromycosis, also known as black fungus, also appeared in Egypt. Egyptian experts noted that the cases seen in the country are very few. However, a clear number of cases was not shared. It was stated that some of the cases were treated.

Speaking at the press conference, the doctors said that they have drugs against this disease.

Black Fungus disease, which is seen in more than 12 thousand people in India, caused more than 200 deaths.

“Black fungus” infection, which can affect the sinuses, brain and lungs, causes death, especially in diabetic patients.

The disease caused by molds in the living environment is not transmitted from person to person. It is thought that the steroids used in the treatment of Covid 19 leave patients vulnerable to fungal infection.


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