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Black Fungus Mainly Caused By Steroids' Misuse, Says AIIMS Director

As the cases of mucormycosis aka 'black fungus' have increased in the nation, AIIMS Director Dr Randeep Guleria has warned against the misuse of steroids. Dr Guleria on May 15 stated steroid-taking patients, who have diabetes or COVID-19, are more prone to the deadly fungal infection that is causing high mortality. He said as the COVID-19 cases are rising fast, steroids' misuse must be avoided to curb the black fungus.

Sun, 16 May 2021 - 11:45 AM / by Nikita Thakur

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