The cases of black fungus are increasing at a rapid speed in all the Indian states. It is also called mucormycosis and it is caused due to the improper use of steroids in the diabetic coronavirus patients as per the health experts. The overdose of medicines and zinc supplements along with iron tablets are the major reasons for the spread of black fungus as per the health experts. The higher prevalence of diabetes in India is also the reason for the wide spread of black fungus in India. Indiscriminate use of steroids which is higher than the required dose is also a reason for the spread of black fungus. There are lot of debates in the medical community from the past two days about black fungus.
Use of iron and zinc tablets is huge among the Indians. There are more than 8000 new cases in less than two months reported for black fungus which is shocking everyone. The doctors called the Indian Council of Medical Research to study the exact reasons for the growing number of cases for black fungus. Removing zinc will make it tough for the fungus to survive as per the study. The zinc supplements are used as the immunity boosters for the coronavirus patients because of which the black fungus cases increased.
All those diabetics who are tested positive for coronavirus and are on steroids are attacked with black fungus quite easily. Indian doctors have been suggested 5-7 medicines for coronavirus patients. Apart from paracetamol, antibiotic like doxycycline and anti-parasitic such as ivermectin are suggested. The health experts are working on the black fugus cases but the initial conclusions are the above.
By Siva Kumar