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Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “India sees 259,551 new COVID cases, ‘black fungus’ adds to woes” – below is their description.
The Indian government is asking states to report cases of a rare but deadly infection that is affecting patients who have had the coronavirus.
Many regions are seeing an increase in mucormycosis, also known as Black Fungus.
There is increasing concern as pharmacies run out of medicines to treat it.
Al Jazeera’s India correspondent Elizabeth Puranam has more.
–Al Jazeera English YouTube Channel
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