News Topic:Mucormycosis

First case of black fungus detected at SKIMS

The doctors at the premiere health care institution SKIMS have detected the first post COVID-19 case having Mucormycosis infection.

Two deaths, eight suspected Black Fungus cases in J&K

Jammu and Kashmir has so far reported eight suspected mucormycosis—black fungus—cases while one more suspected person has died so far.

Second case of black fungus reported in Jammu: Officials

Another case of Mucormycosis, popularly known as black fungus, has been reported at GMC Jammu, officials said on Tuesday.

J&K declares black fungus as an epidemic disease

The administration of Jammu & Kashmir declared black fungus or mucormycosis as an epidemic disease under the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897.

This year’s first suspected case of Black Fungus surfaces in Srinagar

A suspected Mucormycosis (Black Fungus) patient is admitted at Government Dental College (GDC) Srinagar.

COVID patients can contract black fungus 2-3 weeks post recovery: Experts

Health experts on Saturday said that Covid patients can contract black fungus disease two to three weeks after their recovery from the Covid.

No case of ‘black fungus’ in Kashmir: Dr Naveed

There is no case of Mucormycosis or ‘black fungus’ in Kashmir Valley, leading pulmonologist, Dr Naveed Nazir Shah said.

J&K records first death due to ‘black fungus’

A 40-year-old patient infected with Mucormycosis – Black Fungus – having recently "recuperated" of COVID-19 infection, has died at GMC Jammu.

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Man charred to death in Qamarwari

A man was charred to death in a fire incident in Qamarwari area of the summer capital Srinagar on Tuesday morning.
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VIP quota abolished in Haj Policy-2023

Haj Committee of India (HCoI) on Monday said that this year there will be 25 Haj embankment points while Haj application forms will be made available after three days.

J-K produces over 51,000 tonnes plastic waste per annum

Jammu and Kashmir is generating over 51,000 tonnes of plastic waste with Kashmir producing 31,000 and Jammu over 20,000 tonnes in a year.

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Waterlogging after snowfall adds to woes of commuters in Parigam village

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Kashmiris defied all hurdles to join Bharat Jodo Yatra: Mani Shankar Aiyar

Senior Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar hit out at the J&K UT administration, saying the authorities tried to prevent the people from joining the Bharat Jodo Yatra.