Black fungus cases on the rise; states to declare it as an epidemic

The cases of Black fungus or Mucormycosis are now on the rise across several states in the country and the Central Government called on the state governments to notify Black Fungus as an epidemic. 4 States and 1 UT have already notified this disease. However, the states now battling with the shortage of drug which is used to treat the Mucormycosis. The amphotericin B injection seems to be vanishing from the shelves really soon. The experts have stated that if the black fungus infection is not treated timely, it is likely to affect the brain and the mortality rate is 54% as far as the severe cases of Mucormycosis are concerned. Watch to know more.