In three weeks in India, the number of cases of “black mold” has grown by 150 percent. The total number of those who have contracted the infection has reached 31,216 cases.
As reported by the NDTV channel, over two thousand people have already died from the “black mold”. The state of Maharashtra was most affected with 7,057 cases.
The reason for the spread of the infection is the lack of the drug “Amphotericin-B”. It is an antifungal agent. In addition, the health care system is overloaded.
“Black mold” called mucormycosis. This is a complication that causes a fungal infection. Most of all, the disease is dangerous for those with diabetes and weak immunity.
Source: Вести.Ru by www.vesti.ru.
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