Fungal infection not communicable: AIIMS Delhi Director

New Delhi, May 24 (ANI): Director of AIIMS Delhi, Dr Randeep Guleria on May 24 confirmed that fungal infection is not a communicable disease and also said that people with low immunity are infected with Mucormycosis, Candida and Asporogenous infections. “People with low immunity are infected with Mucormycosis, Candida and Asporogenous infections. These fungi mainly found in sinuses, nose, bone around eyes and can enter brain. Occasionally found in lungs (pulmonary mucormycosis) or in gastrointestinal tract... The colour of fungus can be seen differently if it develops in different areas. Fungal infection is not a communicable disease.”