‘Superbug’ fungus spread in two cities, health officials say

Banana fungus may create ‘apocalyptic scenario’ for most popular type of fruit The Colombian Agricultural Institute confirmed that the presence of a banana-targeting fungus known as Tropical Race 4 has…

‘Black fungus’ infections robbing India’s COVID-19 survivors of sight

Thousands of COVID-19 patients in India have been diagnosed with mucormycosis, or so-called “black fungus” that’s leaving some with vision loss. The rare but serious fungal infection is caused by…

‘Black fungus’ infections on the rise in India: report

Cases of mucormycosis or “black fungus,” a rare but serious fungal infection, are climbing in India among some coronavirus patients, per news reports.  Infections have risen to over 30,000 in…

Mucormycosis reported in India’s coronavirus patients: What to know about ‘black fungus’ infection

Doctors in India are reporting cases of mucormycosis or “black fungus,” a serious but rare fungal infection, in some of the country’s coronavirus patients. The infection is caused by a…

India’s coronavirus doctors report ‘black fungus’ infections among some patients

India’s health officials warned the country’s doctors to be on the lookout for mucormycosis, or so-called “black fungus” infections among coronavirus patients, particularly those with diabetes. The infection, which could…

Amid faulty disinfection, coronavirus patients battled deadly, drug-resistant fungus: CDC

As if the latest deadly novel pathogen wasn’t enough, the federal health agency recently documented a summer-time outbreak of a serious, multidrug-resistant fungus in a Florida COVID-19 unit. Health department officials…