“Seriously” Consider Waiving Custom On Black Fungus Drug: Delhi HC to Centre

At least 600 cases of black fungus have been reported in Delhi so far amidst a short supply of the Amphotericin B drug.  New Delhi– While recognizing that there is a shortage of black fungus treatment drugs in the country, the Delhi High Court asked the Centre to waive the custom duties on the drugs being imported […]

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Lockdown Triggers Mental Health Issues Among Men.

By Priyanka Ghosh                                                                                 26/05/2021 Bangalore:The number of depression cases continue to rise among men post lockdown. Unemployment, loneliness, isolation, marital issues and being stuck in the homes contributed to it. At the same time many people also lost their jobs and were not able to meet their family and friends which in turn contributed to […]

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Black fungus treating drug in the black market

While the centre has ramped up production of Amphotericin-B, it is still not reaching the states where it is needed. Bengaluru: Dhananjay, a resident of South Bangalore, ran around the city for three days. He connected with as many chemists as possible, in hopes to find the drug that could treat his mother, who was infected […]

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Pune reports more than 400 cases of Black fungus

Experts say people who are diabetic are prone to this fungus the most . Pune: Maharashtra has recorded more than 2000 cases of black fungus in the state, while Pune alone has recorded more than 400 cases of black fungus making it one of the major cities to add up the number.  Dr. Chandrashekar Raman, Neurosurgeon, […]

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