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    India seems to be past the peak of its second COVID-19 wave, but the country is now fighting another crisis – those recovering from COVID19 seem to be more vulnerable to dangerous fungal infections. The black fungus, a deadly but once rare disease, has now been declared an epidemic in several Indian states.

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