Green Fungus: First case of green fungus surfaced, know its symptoms and methods of prevention

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Covid Green Fungus After covid recovery, cases of black white and cream fungus were reported so far in terms of diseases, but now the first such case in the country has been reported in Indore in which the patient has become a victim of green fungus after 90 days of treatment.

New Delhi | Health. Covid & Green Fungus: The second wave of corona virus across the country caused a lot of panic, which has now calmed down to a great extent. However, after recovery from Kovid-19, many people are getting trapped in the web of other diseases. A new fungal infection case has been reported in Indore, which is the first case in the country. Actually, after covid recovery, cases of black, white and cream fungus were reported so far in terms of diseases, but now the first such case in the country has been reported in Indore in which the patient has become a victim of green fungus after 90 days of treatment.

Green fungus found in lungs

Giving information, the Health Department official has said that the patients were getting their treatment in the Indore hospital for the last one and a half months, but 90 percent of their lung involvement was not ending while they were given all possible treatment. After this the hospital examined the patient’s lungs and it was found that a green colored fungus was found in the patient’s lungs. Which cannot be called mukar, so it is not mukar mycosis. Due to the green color of this fungus, it is named Green Fungus.

What is Green Fungus?

According to experts, Aspergillus fungus is called green fungus in common language. There are many types of Aspergillus. It is seen in black, blue-green, yellow-green and brown color on the body. Aspergillus fungal infection can also affect the lungs. In this, pus fills in the lungs, which increases the risk of this disease. This fungus can rapidly infect the lungs.

Who is more at risk of green fungus? 

According to experts, people who are already allergic are at higher risk of getting infected with green fungus. In this too, if the infected patient gets pneumonia or a fungal ball is formed, then this disease becomes fatal. Apart from this, the risk of fungal infection is also higher in people who have had a transplant, such as kidney, liver, etc. Apart from this, cancer patients, who are undergoing chemotherapy or who are on dialysis, also have a higher risk of fungal infection, because their immunity is weak. However, not all people need to panic and be afraid of it. 

What are the symptoms of green fungus? 

High fever Weakness or tiredness Nosebleeds Weight loss

How to Avoid Green Fungus?

  • Fungal infections can be prevented only by maintaining all kinds of cleanliness around, as well as physical hygiene.
  • Avoid places with high dust and stored contaminated water. If you can’t avoid these areas, be sure to wear an N95 mask to protect yourself.
  • Avoid activities that involve being near mud or dust.
  • Wash your face and hands thoroughly with soap and water several times a day, especially if they have been exposed to soil or dust.

Green Fungus Disease first case found in India – Who is more at risk? Current Affairs for UPSC

Green Fungus Disease first case found in India – Who is more at risk? Current Affairs for UPSc

Disclaimer: The advice and suggestions mentioned in the article are for general information purpose only and should not be taken as professional medical  advice. Always consult your doctor if you have any questions or concerns.


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