News > Amid outbreak, AIIMS director lists three key factors to prevent 'black fungus'
Amid outbreak, AIIMS director lists three key factors to prevent 'black fungus'
Hindustan Times | 21/05/2021 03:57 PM | Click to read full article
All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) director Randeep Guleria on Friday listed three factors important in the prevention of 'black fungus' or mucormycosis outbreak, prevalent in Covid-19 patients.
The AIIMS director also said that the mucormycosis was also seen to some extent during the Sars outbreak in 2002. "Uncontrolled diabetes with Covid can also predispose to the development of mucormycosis," ANI further reported him as saying.