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White Fungus, Which Is Said To Be Deadlier Than ‘Blank Fungus’, Emerges In India

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Amidst the second wave of Covid-19 in India, there have been many instances of Black fungus found in Covid-19 patients. Many cases and deaths have already got reported in various parts of the country. On 20 May 2021, The Union Health Ministry asked all the states to declare Mucormycosis or ‘Black Fungus’ as an epidemic. The Health Ministry Secretary Law Agarwal asked the states to put the fungal infection under the Epidemic Diseases Act.


As people started becoming aware of Black Fungus, a new challenge has appeared in front of India as cases of White Fungus have emerged in India. At least four patients have appeared in Patna, the capital of Bihar. Amongst the casualties, one of them is a famous doctor working on the front lines. All of them had symptoms Corona patients, but they were not affected by the virus. All the tests that got conducted on them turned out to be negative. Then, a detailed investigation revealed that they got infected with White Fungus. However, all the patients got cured by anti-fungal medicines.


Health experts say that White Fungus is more deadly than black fungus as it affects the vital organs of the body like lungs, skin, stomach, nails, mouth, private parts, kidney, and the brain.
White fungal infection can be detected by performing HRCT, and if symptoms similar to Covid-19 appear in HRCT, then it is crucial to examine the mucus culture to identify the white fungus. Just like Black Fungus, White Fungus latches on to people who consume medication that lowers the body’s immune system or people who are facing health problems. Carelessness while using oxygen cylinders for Covid-19 patients also put them at risk of contracting White Fungus. Many people use tap water in the humidifier of the oxygen cylinder. The tap water might be the source of White Fungus. Additionally, White Fungus is also contagious for pregnant women and children, as per reports.

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Jeff Bezos buys yacht with his own name on it and makes heaps of cash off of it Forget his one-stop shop Amazon and his $137 billion fortune, Jeff Bezos is also into buying pricey boats. The Amazon CEO is reported to have bought his new yacht – dubbed the Majestic – in the UK for $122 million and had it shipped to the US. The 243.5-foot vessel, according to The Daily Mail, features three swimming pools, four cabins, a lift and underwater cameras, as well as its own helipad. Bezos doesn’t actually own the vessel, but the $30 million price tag fits into a multi-billion fortune. A post shared by Elon Musk (@elonmusk) on May 5, 2017 at 10:31am PDT The vessel is built on the same platform as Majestic-12, a ship that was used to transport the Apollo 13 astronauts to the moon in 1970, and has a company name printed on it. Majestic 12 is the name of a secret US government organisation that apparently was involved in the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis and UFO research. Perhaps unsurprisingly, the Amazon CEO has yet to comment on the purchase.

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