What is ‘black fungus’ infection found in India’s COVID patients?

Source Al Jazeera

For 35-year-old Milind Deshmukh, contracting the COVID-19 infection has been a devastating, life-altering experience.

The mechanical engineer from Thane, a suburb of Mumbai, caught a fungal infection known as mucormycosis while battling the viral disease.

In a span of a month, the fast-spreading fungus had eaten into a large portion of his facial tissue, including his right eye and the palate.

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