India’s Fungal Outbreak Could Threaten the Country’s Covid Recovery Efforts

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    Doctors in India are now fighting a fatal fungal infection affecting current and recovering Covid patients in addition to a surge in cases.

    The condition known as mucormycosis is relatively rare but could further complicate India’s fight against the pandemic.

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