Delhi govt to set up dedicated treatment centres to deal with growing cases of Mucormycosis

The Delhi government has decided to set up dedicated treatment centres to deal with the growing cases of fungal infection Mucormycosis known as black fungus. These treatment centres will be set up in Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan Hospital, Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital and Rajiv Gandhi Hospital.

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today said, an important meeting with the officials and experts was held on the growing cases of black fungus disease. Mr. Kejriwal has stressed on curbing the spread of this disease by providing better treatment to the patients.

He said, in addition to setting up the treatment centres, adequate arrangement of medicines will be made for the better treatment. He said, a decision has also been taken to spread awareness among people about the preventive measures of this disease.

Mucormycosis affects those people who are suffering from diabetes and who are on medication that reduces their ability to fight environmental pathogens.


The Dispatch is present across a number of social media platforms. Subscribe to our YouTube channel for exciting videos; join us on Facebook, Intagram and Twitter for quick updates and discussions. We are also available on the Telegram. Follow us on Pinterest for thousands of pictures and graphics. We care to respond to text messages on WhatsApp at 8082480136 [No calls accepted]. To contribute an article or pitch a story idea, write to us at [email protected] |Click to know more about The Dispatch, our standards and policies¬† ¬†