Six ways to avoid Covid-19-associated black fungus

There is a prefatory siren with the emergence of Covid-19-associated Mucormycosis or CAM. Caused by Mucor, a ubiquitous organism present in the environment, Mucormycosis is popularly termed as “black fungus” which will cause infections ranging from loss of vision to death.
Being timely, Dr. Gokul Shankar, a Senior Associate Professor in Microbiology at AIMST University has come up with six precautions that should be taken to avoid the sickness through an article titled ‘Six ways to avoid Covid-19-associated black fungus’.
The article was published in the ‘Columnists’ section of the News Straits Times (NST) on 1st June 2021. Click here to read.