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BREAKING: Gujarat declares Mucormycosis as pandemic

The Gujarat government has declared Mucormycosis a notifiable disease under the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897. The state in a tweet said that all government and private health facilities will have to follow ICMR guidelines for screening, diagnosis, treatment. Hospitals will also have to mandatorily report all suspected & confirmed cases to the government of India...

Declare mucormycosis an epidemic, Centre tells states

With cases of mucormycosis or black fungus being reported from various states across the country, the Union government has directed all states to declare the fungal infection an epidemic and list it under the Epidemic Diseases Act. States such as Rajasthan and Telangana have already declared the rare but fatal fungal infection as epidemic. Declaration...