"Epidemic Within Pandemic": Karnataka Changes Steps To Fight Black Fungus | Read

PUBLISHED ON: May 27, 2021 | Duration: 2 min, 23 sec

  
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Karnataka has been hit with hundreds of cases of Mucormycosis or Black Fungus. The state is trying to change its approach to tackle this new challenge in the pandemic. After a meeting with experts, Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar said, "It has been found that administering steroids in the first week of treatment of COVID-19 is one of the main causes of Black Fungus infection. We need to avoid this and steroids should be administered only from second week."
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