Gujarat reports first case of black fungus in 15-year-old, condition stable

Ahmedabad (Gujarat), May 22 (ANI): A 15-year-old child from Gujarat’s Ahmedabad, who had tested COVID-19 positive, has become the first case of pediatric Mucormycosis (popularly known as black fungus). “A 15-year-old boy, discharged post COVID, was diagnosed with Mucormycosis (black fungus). The condition of boy is stable after surgery. We expect to discharge him in 2 or 3 days. This is 1st case of pediatric Mucormycosis in Ahmedabad,” said Pediatrician Dr Abhishek Bansal.