A 35-year-old man who had had coronavirus and medical history of diabetes has been recorded as Argentina's first death caused by “black fungus,” it was announced Friday.
The Chilean Society of Infectology (Sochinf) reported Sunday in a statement that one case of mucormycosis, commonly known as black fungus, had been detected.
Another surprise from India's worsening pandemic situation. The Health Ministry is asking pharmaceutical companies to ramp up production and distribution of antifungal medications after a new type of fungal infection was found in recovering COVID-19 patients last week.
Uruguayan scientists have reported the appearance of a case of mucormycosis, or black fungus, a rare infection that began to be reported in India as a disease associated with the coronavirus pandemic.