As India battles with the second wave of coronavirus, Principal Scientific Advisor to Centre on Friday said that the third wave of Covid may not happen in all the places or indeed anywhere at all if strong measures are taken to curb the widespread. This truly depends on how effectively the guidelines are considered to be implemented at the local level, in the states, in districts and in the cities everywhere," said Principal Scientific Advisor K Vijay Raghavan to Centre".
The massive second wave of corona virus has witnessed lakhs of cases in the country on a daily basis since over a month. Thousands of Covid deaths are also being reported till date. The health infrastructure has come under tremendous pressure with unprecedented medical emergency, as lack of beds and oxygen and desperately battle the deadly surge in infections, while morgues and crematoriums struggle to deal with a seemingly unstoppable flow of bodies. People familiarize themselves with new variants and symptoms during India's latest Covid-19 spike, hospitals in Delhi, Pune and Ahmedabad are witnessing the re-emergence of a deadly fungal infection that is forcing Covid-recovered patients back into intensive care.
MUCORMYCOSIS (black fungus)
Mucormycotic, known colloquially as the black fungus, is a rare but dangerous fungal infection caused by a group of molds known as mucoromycetes, which are present naturally in the environment. They only cause serious complications when a patient has pre-existing health problems or has taken medication that compromises the immunity system and leads to worsening. This causes blindness in up to one-third of infected patients, along with excruciating pain